Olympic and Paralympic Values: Excellence week

Torch visit ignites Olympic spirit

An assembly focussing on the Olympic Value of excellence for Key Stage 2 pupils.

Olympic torch visits Highfields School in Matlock, Derbyshire, on 29 June

Script to introduce the film

Highfields School is in Matlock, Derbyshire, in the UK.

On Friday 29 June the Olympic Torch visited their school.

Team GB women's footballer Casey Stoney also visited. Casey will compete at London 2012.

Excellence is an Olympic Value because of the hard work and effort that athletes like Casey and her team mates put in to win a gold medal.

On the day the torch came, pupils at the school took part in sport, danced and sang in what proved to be a special day because of the Olympic flame.

Show film and use the discussion prompts afterwards. Email worldclass@bbc.co.uk if you would like to download a copy of this film.

What does excellence mean?

Do you think excellence is an important Olympic value?

In the video, who was carrying the Olympic torch?

Casey Stoney said she was excited that the Olympic Torch was coming to Highfields School.

Olympic Values: Excellence

"How to give the best of oneself, on the field of play or in life; taking part; and progressing according to one's own objectives."

What gets you excited?

Give an example of when you have aimed to be excellent at something?

Can you think of a time when you have achieved excellence?

The reporter mentions that the sack race isn't an Olympic Sport.

What event would you make an Olympic Sport and why?

Ask the Assembly Question

Would you like the sack race to be an Olympic Sport?

Email your school's answer to worldclass@bbc.co.uk

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