Kingsbury school warms up for the Olympics

Pupils showcase their torches at sports day

A school in Kingsbury warmed up for the Olympics – by organising a torch parade.

Pupils Kingsbury Green Primary School in Old Kenton Lane, Kingsbury, entered a competition to make the best torch before parading them in front of parents, governors and the Mayor of Brent last Thursday morning.

Students also made pledges to play fairly, with passion and to demonstrate sportsmanship.

The day follows news that the school has been awarded for their commitment towards the Olympic values of friendship, excellence and respect.


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The Get Set Network, the official educational providers for London 2012, also recognised the school for demonstrating the Paralympics values of inspiration, determination and courage.

Deepa Samani is a PE leader at the school and organised the event. #She said: “It was a really good day. It was enjoyable and great to have the whole community together.”

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“It was very successful. They were very well supported and cheered each other on”

“With the Olympics approaching rapidly, PE and sport have a higher profile at Kingsbury Green and children are very excited in the lead up to 2012,” she added.

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