Year 9 activities and photos

Despite the fact that the Year 9 girls cannot be away 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
Set up a feeding station
Knit, crochet or sew something to wear
Collect feathers and identify them
Five day photo challenge
Train a robin
Crochet a coral
Litter picking
RSPCA Young Photographer Competition
Make natural contact prints of flowers and leaves
Make a traditional afternoon tea
Each day go for a run and record the route on a fitness tracker
RSPB Wild Art competition
Experience the dawn chorus
Pet spa day
Create a mobile to hang in a tree using natural materials
Alphabet photograph challenge
Back garden Sports Day event
Bake a batch of dog treats
Create a secret code
Car wash
Make a flower arrangement
Create a jar of positivity
Take part in the Great British Wildflower Hunt
Round Square challenges
Gardening makeover challenge
Eton Mess challenge
Pet portrait
Make something edible from the garden
Learn a song in another language
Arrange a virtual Bingo Night or Quiz Night
Train your pet
Learn or create a dance routine
Complete 4000 steps in one day
Watch the clouds
Make your dog a smart bandana
Fitness streak challenge
Build a temporary den
Create a culturally significant dish
Design and carry out a programme of circuit training
Learn a new language
Stone decoration
Take part in the Year 9 Family Fun Quiz on SMS Lockdown Radio
Make a pooter
Curate your own mini family museum
Create a butterfly friendly container garden
Make a 100 piece jigsaw
Create and lead a fitness-based warm up
Learn to tie 10 knots
Play a sporting game
Be a teacher for the day
Learn and carry out yoga sun salutations
Create a traditional dish for your holiday destination country
Teach yourself to juggle
Customise an old pair of trainers
Design a quiz
Sew a strip of bunting
Tie-dye an old t-shirt
Design and build a board game
Design a face mask
Make a dog toy
Nancy Rothwell Award for specimen drawing competition
Measurement at Home challenges from the National Physics Laboratory

Challenge Week Year 9 photo gallery

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

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