Key Stage 2 (English)
How can standards of animal welfare be improved?
What does respect mean?
What learning behaviours are important?
What are the dangers, and how can we be safe, around fire?
Why is dental health important?
UV light can damage our skin. How can we stay safe in the sun?
Why is personal hygiene important?
Should we only eat food that is 'in season'?
How can art therapy benefit mental health?
Should plastic bags be banned?
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Why should Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty be protected?
Are e-sports real sports?
Is online shopping a good thing?
Are libraries essential?
Single Use Plastic
How is single use plastic harming us?
What is Fair Trade and why does it matter?
Should all children play board games?
How can we be more energy efficient?
Should humans consume dairy products?
Year Round Education
Should schools be open all year round?
Should public transport be free for everyone?
After School Clubs
What are the benefits of going to after school clubs? Does your school offer enough different after-school clubs?
What are your strengths?
Sophie Washington by Tonya Ellis
Answer comprehension questions about Sophie Washington: My BFF by Tonya Ellis
Max the Detective Cat by Sarah Todd Taylor
Answer comprehension questions on an extract from Max the Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva.
Yoga At The Park by Teresa Power
Answer questions about Yoga At The Park by Teresa Power (KS1 text)
Fire Boy by J. M. Joseph
Answer comprehension questions on and extract from J. M. Joseph's book, Fire Boy.
Bradley's Dragons by Patrick Matthews
Answer comprehension questions on an extract from 'Bradley's Dragons' by Patrick Matthews.
I Know You Did It by Sue Wallman
Answer comprehension questions with the author on an extract from the YA novel 'I Know You Did It' by Sue Wallman
Yoga in schools
Should schools do yoga?
Fantastic Female Adventurers by Lily Dyu
Answer comprehension questions on an extract from Lily Dyu's book.
Do you watch too much television?
Reducing Paper Use
Do you think you use too much paper at school?
What are 'rights', and do children have them?
Junk Food in Schools
Should schools serve junk food?
Would you like to have a class pet? Tell us why.
What is the best thing about reading?
The Effects of Music
Can music be bad for you?
Who is responsible for picking up litter and why? What you do feel when you see someone else littering?
How are humans responsible for endangering animals? Why should we protect them, and how can we help?
What is 'first aid' and why is it important for people to know it? Do you think it should be taught at school?
How do you measure success? Is it about the job you have, what you own, or something else entirely? What is really important about success?
Why are hobbies important? How do some people manage to turn hobbies - things they love - into a career? What would you do?
Are you familiar with the idea of 'altruism'? It is all about doing good for others without it benefitting you. Do you think this is something worth doing? Let us know!
Do you ride a bike? If so, how often do you wear a helmet? What do you think about whether wearing helmets should be made law for cyclists?
I bet you're not getting into your school uniform for home schooling! But do you feel more or less productive working in your own clothes, or perhaps in your pyjamas?!
You're probably getting more playtime than when you are at school... has it made a difference to you as a person? To your ability to focus on your work, to how you interact with your siblings/parents?
What are your thoughts on homework? Is it fair to ask children to use time at home for schooling, when they should be learning social skills with their family?
P.E. and Sport
Do schools allow enough time for physical activities? Or are children spending too long in the classroom sitting down?
How is pollution affecting our planet? How is it affecting you? Can we make a change, or is it too late?
Are mobile phones dangerous for young people? What age should they be used? Is there a limit to how long we should use them for?
It might feel unfair when you are asked to wash up, or clean up your bedroom. How should we respond to chores at home - and is it the same for everybody?
Humans on Mars
Will we make it to Mars? Whether it's NASA or Elon Musk, whether we should go to Mars at all is up for debate. What do you think?
Owning a pet can be a lot of responsibility, but also brings many benefits. Where do you stand on this issue?
Can planting trees save the world? Trees are an incredibly important part of our ecosystem, yet we constantly are chopping them down. How can this be resolved?
Many have recently experienced a version of homeschooling, so you may be able to fully immerse yourself in answering this challenge!