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Year 7 and 8 challenges in teams

Year 7 building monuments- Year 8 their own Island- the challenge is set!

The Year 7 structure Challenge

Using only Art straws and a few other resources make a model of a structure of your choice working in teams.

  1. Choose a monument of the world to construct using only masking tape, paper and art straws. They must agree as a group what to build.
  2. Construct  the model
  3. Showing others and voting on the best one using the criteria
  • Height
  • Stability
  • Appearance, is it similar to the monument?
  • Artistic flair
  • Neatness


The Island Challenge- year 8

You are the survivors – each group has set up a new society on an island.

You need to persuade as many survivors to join you on your island as possible. Everyone will vote for the island they want to live on.

Each group of survivors will give a brief presentation explaining why you should join their island. There are 6 teams in each form

Team 1 – Create a National Dress

Team 2 – Create a National Anthem

Team 3 – Create a Currency

Team 4 – Create a National Flag

Team 5 – Create a National Language

Team 6 – Create an Export