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Anyone else got activities week?

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EvilTwins Mon 14-Jul-14 19:00:37

Ours is this week. I am in charge though goodness knows how I managed to get myself in that position. Top activities today included archery and (I kid you not) dressmaking. Do you have it at hour school and if so, what goes down well? I think I'm going to end up with it next year too.

EvilTwins Mon 14-Jul-14 19:01:12

YOUR school not hour school!

MatchsticksForMyEyes Mon 14-Jul-14 19:03:42

We have. We have trips going out and depts have to provide activities for pupils going round the various depts on Thursday. I'm running an Apprentice style task for Y10 where they have to design and try to cost making a pr

MatchsticksForMyEyes Mon 14-Jul-14 19:04:36

Oops! Posted too soon.
A jingle then pitch it. I expect as the week goes in absence will increase as those not going on trips will stay home.

kscience Sat 19-Jul-14 20:57:10

We did...minus the trips...some pupils on timetable for part of the day others doing activities.

Actually turned into Science week...the only department to have any activities organised. The year team organised one activity for 2 year groups.

First time for our school........mixed response from kids and behaviour deteriorated as they are used to lots of structure in lessons that was not there in the activities.

threepiecesuite Sat 19-Jul-14 21:52:45

We don't have activities week for those reasons, our kids don't deal well with lack of structure.
It's normal lessons right to the bitter end on Wed pm <dies of exhaustion>

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