Year 10 activities and photos

Despite the fact that the Year 10 girls cannot be away travelling for the annual Activities Week, in true St Mary’s spirit, there has been an extensive selection of challenges put together to enthuse everyone to come out of their comfort zone and try something they have not done before. Entrants have the chance to win prizes and House Points for activities completed from the list below:

In the garden
In the home
Out and about
Home or away
Upcycle a flowerpot
Upcycle and old piece of clothing to make something new to wear
Collect feathers and identify them
Five-day photo challenge
Make an upcycled bird feeder
Make bunting
Litter picking
Car wash
Experience the dawn chorus
Pet spa day
Each day go for a run and record the route on a fitness tracker
Pet portrait
Make a flower arrangement
Bake a batch of dog treats
Create a mobile to hang in a tree using natural materials
Arrange a virtual Bingo Night or Quiz Night
Garden makeover challenge
Create a jar of positivity
Meet a friend or two for a cycle ride and have a socially distanced, homemade picnic together
Do the shopping for a neighbour
Make something edible from the garden
Eton Mess challenge
Go for a walk, collect all the flowers you see and then try to identify them
Walk you neighbour’s dog
Dog training and agility
“Who Do You Think You Are?” challenge
Round Square challenges
Watch the clouds
Learn or create a dance routine
Circuit training
Become a ‘Yogi’ and learn how to do sun salutations
Organise a family socially distanced BBQ
Year 10 Family Fun Quiz on SMS Lockdown Radio
Curate your own mini family museum
Be a teacher for the day
Create a culturally significant dish
Host a debate on Zoom
Form a mini choir
Create a lockdown time capsule
Research your family history and make a family tree
Complete 6 difference just dance tracks in one go
Play a sporting game
Fitness streak challenge
Complete an online workout
Bake an elaborate cake!

Challenge Week Year 10 photo gallery

The below gallery shows some examples of the activities the girls have taken part in:

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