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Ongar Primary School

‘challenge yourself, inspire others’

Year 5

Year 5


Stage 1

These are suggested tasks and other completed tasks that fit into a category are more than welcome!

Stage 2

These are suggested tasks and other completed tasks that fit into a category are more than welcome!


Find out the definition of carbon footprint and consider what the impact of yours might be.

Find out some of the effects of climate change and share it with your class.

Find out 5 different ways that you can help to save electricity at home.

Recycle something at home to create a feeder for birds or bug hotel.

Do something to care for the natural world.

Create a leaflet to help people to be more eco-friendly.

Create a ‘save the planet’ leaflet to help people learn about the environment.

Write a list of suggestions of ways we can be more eco-friendly at school.

Research how our rubbish is recycled, what happens to food and garden waste or recycling?

Take part in a litter pick somewhere in your local area.


Make something for a charity bake sale.


Research a chosen charity and find five ways to support them.

Visit a local museum to support their work.

Create a poster for a charity event at school.

Donate some things to charity that you don’t use anymore.


Write a few paragraphs about someone that you know that has raised money for charity and what they did.

Collect some milk bottle lids and bring them to Miss Prentice for Charity.

Interview someone that has raised money for charity.

Help to raise money at a charity event at school or in your local area.

Help to plan a charity event outside of school.


Do one job at home that will help everyone to be ready in the morning.

Organise a litter pick of your local area.

Help to navigate a journey somewhere using a map.

Plan and cook a meal for the people at home.

Find out what the country cross code is and how we can be helpful to the environment.

Create a map of our local area to help a visitor to Ongar find their way around.

Create a poster to help someone find out about Ongar.

Research a local community project and find a way to raise awareness for it.

Do one helpful thing each day for a week and keep a record of these.

Visit a local business and write a positive review for their website.


Make a thoughtful gift for someone as a surprise.

Make a film for someone at home to watch to brighten their day.

Do something kind to help in your local community.

Set up a random act of kindness for someone else.

Find a way how your gratitude to people that are trying to make the world a better place.

Do something to make you happy – Being kind to ourselves means we can be kind to others!

Make a collage of your qualities that make you amazing – being kind to ourselves is important too.

Find 3 photos of you doing something you love and write about them.

Write a letter to someone you care about to show that you appreciate them!

Write a list of things that you are grateful for.


Help a friend to learn to tie their shoelaces.

Write a story and read it to a buddy in a younger year group to inspire their writing

Make note of a personal goal that you have and make a plan of how to reach it.

Design a wordsearch or crossword for a friend to solve using your spelling words.

Find out about the green cross code and make a poster to help educate others.

Design a board game and play it with a friend.

Help a buddy to complete a piece of writing.

Write a book review for something you have read and share it with the class.

Teach someone at home something that you have learnt today.

Cheer someone up when they are having a difficult time and check in with them at another time too.

Team Spirit

Write a rhyme that you can use to cheer on your house.

Make a newspaper of positive world events to share with the class.

Find out the values and traditions of another culture.

Congratulate a friend on an achievement with a handmade card.

Make a list of what matters to you most.

Take part in a team debate.

Try to do one positive thing to support your peers each day. Keep a log for a week.

Try something new that is out of your comfort zone!

Research a professional sports team. What helps them to work as a good team?

Make a poster for a COPSA event like the Christmas Bazaar or Summer Fete.

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