Monthly Archives: May 2012

The John Akii – Bua Story

This week Class AS have been looking at the life of John Akii – Bua, the first Ugandan to ever win an Olympic gold medal as well as breaking the world record for the 400m hurdles at the same time. … Continue reading

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Even More Olympic Poems

100 m by Josh NB Bang went the gun He’s got to go for gold So he can remember something Something till he’s old He’s got to get it together Or he will lose the race He is running as … Continue reading

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Olympic Fortnight – Even More Poems

Usain Bolt by Kirsten Getting ready to go When the gun goes kablow Running on the track Ahead of the pack He’s flash of lightning No one can beat him He’s as fast as you can imagine With the power … Continue reading

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Olympic Workshop & Opening ceremony

Yesterday Class AS were part of a fabulous workshop and opening Olympic ceremony, run by Arne, a Norwegian who came into the school. The children held a variety of flags or played one of many instruments in a procession. The … Continue reading

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Olympic Fortnight – More Poems

Usain Bolt by Madeline A speedy flash, a pop, a whizz Watch out every one- Usain’s biz! The competitors watch him at the speed of light, Wondering if they had truly seen this sight.   “This is all very well!” … Continue reading

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Olympic Fortnight – Nadia Comaneci

Mr Stanley was just five when Nadia Comaneci became the darling of the Montreal Olympics, but still remembers her impact. Today the children have been finding out about her for themselves by researching the Romanian gold medallist. The first completed PowerPoints … Continue reading

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