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Whole School Task

Week beginning 23.3.20

Paint a rainbow and stick it in your window for other children to see. Go on a rainbow hunt with your family and count how many rainbows you can see.

Remember to stay two metres away from other people who may also be out walking.

Week beginning 30.3.20

This week, we would like everyone to take part in a cooking or baking activity. You could help an adult to make a meal or produce some food by yourself. Please share  photographs of what you have made on our Twitter page @CononleyPrimary. 

Week beginning 20.4.20

Take a look at the new Whole School Art Task on the Curriculum Task page. Can you paint a picture or design on a pebble? As you go for your daily exercise, you can leave your pebble somewhere for other people to see. Click here for some ideas. Don't forget to show us your painted pebble on our Twitter page. 

Week beginning 27.4.20

At this the time of year,  we are usually busy making our school scarecrow for the Cononley Scarecrow Festival. This year, let's have a miniature scarecrow festival! Here are some ideas for mini-scarecrows you can make at home. When your scarecrow is finished, you can put it in your window or in the garden for everyone to see. Click here for ideas. 

Week beginning 4.5.20

On Friday, we can all celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day by holding a stay-at-home street party. You can wear red, white and blue, make decorations and hold a picnic in the garden. 

Week beginning 11.5.20

This week, we would like as many of you as possible to take part in the Book Cover Doubles Challenge. Choose a favourite book and recreate the picture on the front cover. You can do this using lego, different objects you can find around the house or even dressing up and pretending to be in the picture! You can also make a drawing or painting if you prefer. Don't forget to take a photo and ask a parent to share it on our Twitter page: @CononleyPrimary.                                                                          Click here for ideas. 

Week beginning 18.5.20

This week we would like everyone from  Year 1 to Year 6 to write a message on their class blog. Here are the instructions - ask an adult if you need help. 

Help Sheet to Access Class Blogs. 

If you child has forgotten their Purple Mash password,  please contact the class teacher via the school office:

Week beginning 1.6.20

As  part of Monday's Wellbeing Week ideas (see the Curriculum tasks for this week) can you 'connect' with your class by uploading a selfie to your class blog?

Week Beginning 8.6.20

One of the 'Five Ways to Wellbeing' is to Take Notice: remember simple things that give you joy. For this week's whole school task, we would like you to create  a piece of art work by recreating  the view from a window in your house. You will need to look carefully and take notice of all the details you can see in front of you. When you have finished your window frame picture, we would like you to upload a photograph to your class blog, Twitter or email to your class teacher. We will then publish your pieces of art work in a special 'Window Frame Art  Gallery' edition of the bulletin. Click here for ideas. 

Week beginning 15.6.20

Thank you for all the wonderful Window Frame pictures you made last week. Please continue to send in pictures if you haven't competed this task yet. 

This week, our new whole school task is a Toilet Roll Challenge! Can you create a piece of art work using toilet rolls? Please send  in photographs of your work to Twitter or the class blog. Click here for some ideas. 

Week Beginning 22.6.20

We are planning to create a special Year Book newsletter for each class to mark the end of a very unusual school year. We would like every child to write a memory about life in school and life at 'home-school' this year and add it to the class blog. This could be as short as one or two sentences or a longer piece of writing according to the preference of each child. We would also like each child to upload a photograph of themselves.

If you have forgotten how to access the class blog, please see the help sheet above (week beginning 18.5.20).

Week beginning 29.6.20

Did you know that there are lots of different ways to earn Blue Peter badges? Let's see how many pupils from Cononley Primary School can be awarded a Blue Peter Badge before the end of term! 

Please click here to find out more information.

Week beginning 6.7.20

Have fun and get silly with this year’s Summer Reading Challenge - it’s all online!

Silly Squad, the 2020 Summer Reading Challenge, is set in a fun house and this year is all about funny books, happiness and having a laugh! The challenge started earlier than normal this year, on 5th June, but you can sign up online right through to September at and find heaps of super silly activities, quizzes, videos, games, a place to keep track of your books and rewards to unlock along the way.

 The challenge is aimed at all children from 4 to 11 who just need to read anything that makes them happy - whether it be a comic, joke book, poetry, fiction or non-fiction, in digital or print format, an e-book borrowed from the library or a something they already have at home.

 North Yorkshire Libraries are still closed so we cannot offer the usual printed materials but we have a terrific selection of children’s’ eBooks and eAudiobooks available to download for free at . You’ll need your library card and PIN to download them but it’s no problem if you are not a member - just call call 01609 533878 to join.

 Please also keep a look out on your local library Facebook page and the North Yorkshire Libraries Facebook page (@nycclibraries) for special Silly Squad activities and reading recommendations.



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