London 2012: School Reporters visit torch arrival base

School Reporters from Cornwall visit the airbase that will welcome the Olympic torch

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School Reporters in Cornwall recently got exclusive access to the Royal Naval Airbase at Culdrose where the Olympic torch arrives ahead of its 70-day trip.

The Olympic Flame was lit in Greece from the sun rays and is heading to the UK on Friday on a gold plane called Firefly, touching down in the evening before flying to Land's End.

Mounts Bay Academy and Cape Cornwall School reporters Jacob, Tanisha, Molly and Emily got a VIP tour to see how the famous torch will be welcomed. They even got close up to the tarmac where the flame will land.

Another star of the relay is Henry from year 7 at Mounts Bay Academy - he's one of the 8,000 torchbearers across the UK running with the flame through Cornwall. Find out about his extreme training regime using a brick.

The BBC's torch relay website at is the perfect place to keep across everything, watch the torch's journey continuously and getting full details of the route and much more.

School Report is an annual BBC project which helps young people make their own news reports for a real audience.

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