Principal - Lesley Welsh
Principal - Lesley Welsh


Primary Transition subject challenges

Year 6s - will you take the challenge?

English Challenges

Riddle me this…

Take a look at the riddles in the pdf below. You can send your answers to the riddles below and anything else you want to share with Miss Fox, Head of English Faculty. We can’t wait to meet you all!

Team English


Hello Year 6 students. We can not wait to meet you. To help us get to know you, we would like to set you a challenge…

Can you create a diorama of your favourite book?

Sports Challenges

Our PE staff have set you a number of challenges to have a go out over the summer.

Watch the videos below, starting with Mr Worrell’s introduction, then have a go, record your results on this Results Sheet and send it back to Mr Worrell at

There will be a prize for the best results. Have fun and good luck!

Maths Challenges

Welcome! We have set three new Maths Challenges for you to have a go at:

Challenge 1: A crime has been committed – somebody has taken all the calculators! Mrs Koval-Meth would like you to find out who did this, where and when! Take the challenge

Challenge 2: This is all about co-ordinates. Somebody has taken Mrs Danby’s collection of rulers! You must find out: who is responsible for this crime, where did it take place and when? Take the challenge

Challenge 3: You will need to use your knowledge of fractions, decimals and percentages to work out who has taken all the mini whiteboards. Miss Jones would like you to find out who took them, where they were taken from, and when this crime happened. Take the challenge

Maths Challenge: Virtual Escape Room

Welcome to our Maths Challenge! Watch the video below and then see if you can open the box with the codes. You’ll need to access the documents below the video to get to the answers:

Your Maths challenges

Escape from the Zoo (Green Padlock)

Solve the Sudoku (Yellow Padlock)

Crack the Coordinates (Blue Padlock)

Pigpen Cipher Mission (Pink Padlock)

Once you have cracked all of the codes, you need to submit your answers – find out how by clicking here.

GOOD LUCK! We hope you can become a Virtual Maths Escape Room Champion!

Modern Foreign Languages Challenge

Here at George Pindar School, we love learning languages! Our department offers French, German and Spanish!

For your transition challenge, we would like you to design a poster….

Geography Challenge

Try your hand at our Flags Quiz, Write a Postcard and Country Catchphrase – have fun! Just click on the image below to access the Powerpoint:

History Challenge: The Ultimate Quiz!

The Ultimate History Quiz, answer the questions using any means, your own personal knowledge, ask friends, family or research. Send your answers to and we will enter all received quizzes into a draw!

Get your question and answer sheet here

Art Challenge: Identity

Your art challenge is all about Identity! We’d like you to produce a drawing, a series of photographs or a painting based on identity. Enjoy!


Design Technology Challenge: Living on the moon

We’d love you to design and make a model of a place to live on the moon – take a look at the full challenge here.

Science Challenge: A thief in the department?

Something terrible has happened in the Science department. Somebody has stolen a pot of sodium chloride, a a chemical that we use in science lessons – it was our last one.

If we cannot recover the pot, then science experiments may have to stop ☹ ☹ ☹

Your task today is to:

  1. Examine the evidence – click here.
  2. Collect the code letters and record these on the record of evidence sheet.
  3. Email us at and we’ll send you the solved case file let’s see if you can catch the criminal.

Year 6 Careers Challenge

Hello Year 6, We cannot wait to meet you! What jobs could you do when you leave school that do not yet exist?

Take a look below to see what we’d like you to do and then send your answers to

Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge is back with Silly Squad!

For 2020 it’s all about funny books, happiness and having a laugh. Take a look here to find more or you can visit the Summer Reading Challenge website so that you can get all the details. Happy reading!