50 things to do before you leave Kingsmeadow School Inspiring Minds, Opening Hearts, Transforming Lives

Your time here at Kingsmeadow School is about more than lessons, homework and exams. This list of ideas could help you to become a more well-rounded person too. Your experiences can drive your education. You can pick up skills doing anything that can be transferred to the work that you do, both now and in the future.

See how many you can tick off!

Make someone smile with a random act of kindness
Run a mile
Learn how to play chess

Get 100% attendance for a full school year

There are only around 180 school days in a year!

Attend today, achieve tomorrow

Visit a local place of worship
Compete at sports day
Visit an adventure sports centre
Keep a diary
'Our prime purpose in this life is to help others, and if you can't help them, don't hurt them' Dalai Lama
Go on a nature walk at night
Climb a great big hill!
Play Pooh Sticks at Hamsterley Forest
Learn to play a musical instrument
Pick a totally random book to read
Visit Beamish
Represent the school at a sport
Ride a rollercoaster
Build your own kite and fly it
Speak a foreign language for at least 1 minute without any help
Visit Durham Cathedral
Write your own short story
Walk on Hadrian's wall
Visit the baltic
Take a selfie at the angel of the north
Write your own poem or song
Interview someone about history
Go camping
Catch something in a rock pool
Ride a bike for at least 10 miles
'In the end, it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years' Abraham Lincoln
Visit a farm
Create a piece of wild art
Visit Holy Island
Get involved with student voice and make a difference for others
Confront your fears: hold an animal that you are scared of

Fill your life with experiences not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.

Grow your own Fruit or vegetables
Visit the national glass centre
Take a train from Newcastle Station

'People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built' Eleanor Roosevelt

Go orienteering
Find out how something works
Visit Hartlepool Historic Quay

Live, laugh, learn

Do something great for charity

Visit the Discovery museum
Win at something that you thought you couldn't do
Join a gym
Help someone to improve at something
Learn to cook something tasty!
Volunteer for something

'The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others' Ghandi

Visit a university
Make a lifelong friend
Go to the prom!

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