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Mrs Vockins' Variety Challenges

Each week on a Monday, Mrs Vockins will post a new variety challenge for you to have a go at. Please send your responses to the challenges to:

l.vockins@barnburghprimary.com

 

Mrs Vockins will choose a 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place from all the responses and these children will receive a certificate in the post. To make her choice Mrs Vockins will be looking at overall presentation and all the usual things we look for at school. You can be as creative as you like in your response. All the entries will be posted on this page when the winners have been announced. 

Monday 29th June - Thursday 2nd July Challenge

This week's variety challenge is...

Mrs Vockins' sister is getting married and she's been asked to be a bridesmaid! The theme colours will be burgundy and blush pink.

Either:

Design a bridesmaid's dress for Mrs Vockins to wear

OR

Design the wedding car for the bride to arrive in

 

We look forward to seeing your entries.

Monday 22nd June - Thursday 25th June Challenge

This week's variety challenge is...

Can you make a boat which float successfully and can carry a cargo of at least one penny? You can use whatever materials you like!

 

Fantastic floating this week in the beautiful sunshine! You can see all the entries below. The winners of this challenge were...

3rd - Bobby

2nd - Harry

1st - Charlotte

 

Well done to everyone for entering!

Week 9: Photo gallery pf entries

Monday 15th June - Thursday 18th June Challenge

This week's variety challenge is...

Take a photograph of something/someone that you love. Tell me why that object or person is so special to you.

 

What a lot of wonderful entries. You can see these below. The winner of this challenge were...

3rd - Harry

2nd - Ollie

1st - Ellie

 

Well done to everyone for entering. 

Week 8 - photo gallery of entries

Monday 8th June - Thursday 11th June Challenge

This week's variety challenge is...

Choose a sea creature to research and create an interesting fact file.

Present your information in any way you like!

Thank you for all the entries we received. Please see the photo and document gallery below for all the entries. 

The winners of this challenge were...

3rd place - Milly T

Joint 2nd place - Seth and Eva

1st place - Poppy

 

Well done to everyone who took part. 

Week 7 - photo gallery of entries

Week 7 - video entry

Week 7 - Word document entry

Monday 1st June - Thursday 4th June Challenge

This week's variety challenge is...

Create a self-portrait.

 

Thank you for all the entries we received. Please see the photo gallery below for all the entries. 

The winners of this challenge were...

3rd place - Olivia K

2nd place - Olivia H

1st place - Jasmine

 

Well done to everyone who took part. 

Week 6 - photo gallery of entries

Monday 18th May - Thursday 21st May Challenge

This week's challenge is...

Write some sentences about things you have been getting up to at home including as many different conjunctions as you can!

Example of conjunctions you may like to use:

when, before, while, so, because, since, where, later, unless, until, yet, once, that, if.

 

Thank you for all the entries we received. Please see the photo gallery below for all the entries. 

The winners of this challenge were...

3rd place - Kaiden

2nd place - Bobby

1st place - Bella

 

Well done to everyone who took part. 

Week 5 - gallery of entries

Monday 11th May - Thursday 14th May Challenge

This week's challenge is...

Can you write an acrostic poem using your name to tell me all about you? It could describe you or some of your favourite things/activities.

Example...

 

NOAH

 

Never stops talking

Outdoor lover

Active and energetic

Helpful and happy.

 

Thank you for all the entries we received. Please see the photo gallery and video below for all the entries. 

The winners of this challenge were...

3rd place - Harry

2nd place - Olivia K

1st place - Martha

 

Well done to everyone who took part. Look out on Monday for the next challenge. 

Week 4 - photo gallery of entries

Week 4 - video entry

Monday 4th May - Thursday 7th May Challenge

This week's challenge is...

Think of 5-10 animals. Can you write a sentence using alliteration about each one? The sillier the better!

 

Example: The lazy lion loved lounging on top of the luxurious lamppost. 

 

Thank you for all the entries we received. Please see the photo gallery, Power Point and videos below for all the entries. 

The winners of this challenge were...

3rd place - Charlotte

2nd place - Eva

1st place - Kaiden

 

Well done to everyone who took part. Look out on Monday for the next challenge. 

 

Week 3 - Photo gallery of entries

Week 3: Power Point Entry

Week 3: Video entries (see below too)

Monday 27th April - Thursday 30th April Challenge

This week's challenge is...

How many different ways can you describe how you or someone at home eats their dinner using adverbs?

 

Examples:  I slurped my soup NOISILY.  Mum chomped her chips SPEEDILY. 

 

Thank you for all the entries we received. Please see the photo gallery and Power Points below for all the entries. 

The winners of this challenge were...

3rd place - Poppy

2nd place - Olivia H

1st place - Lucas

 

Well done to everyone who took part. Look out on Monday for the next challenge. 

Week 2 - photo gallery of entries

Week 2: Power Point entry

Week 2: Power Point entry

Monday 20th April - Thursday 23rd April Challenge

This week's challenge is...

Can you find an adjective for each letter of the alphabet to describe something in your house or garden?

 

Thank you for all the entries we received. Please see the photo gallery and Powerpoint below for all the entries. 

The winners of this challenge were...

3rd place - Ellie 

2nd place - Ollie

1st place - Seth

 

Well done to everyone who took part. Look out on Monday for the next challenge. 

Week 1 - photo gallery of entries

Week 1 - Powerpoint entry