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Olympics Fortnight

Wow, what a spectacular opening ceremony this morning. It really helped to show how hard the children have worked over the last two weeks. Each class chose a country/continent and created a display based around it - our Fairy Bridge has now turned into Tower Bridge so that our Olympic Torch runners are able to run along it!


Each class also worked with Susannah from Theatrix on a dance or song for our Olympics Opening Ceremony event. See below to see which parts of the World we have been learning about and the wonderful art/dances they have produced.

Reception Class - Mexico (they danced around the hall to a well known Mexican tune)


Year 1 - Australia (they sang Waltzing Matilda and created a play about the story)


Year 2 - China (they did a Chinese Dragon parade dance)


Class 3/4 - Greece (they performed a tricky, traditional Greek dance)


Class 4/5 - France (four fantastique French speakers introduced the rest of the class's Can-Can)


Class 6 - Africa (they drummed, sang and danced to 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight')


To end the ceremony the whole school paraded around the hall along to some rousing Hungarian music waving their flags and finished with an excellent rendition of Gary Barlow's Sing (see below). Well done to the brave few Reception children who sang the opening and closing lines on their own.

Well done to all the children and staff for putting on such a brilliant performance. The opening ceremony to London 2012 Olympics has a lot to live up to now! Thank you also to Susannah Hodgson from Theatrix for helping us to put this whole assembly together and enabling us to make our ambitious ideas a reality.

It was great to have such an enthusiastic crowd too, all the parents and family members who came along really got into the spirit of things and clapped and danced along. There were a few audience members reduced to tears by the song choice and beautiful singing too - sorry!

Comments

lynn merriman (unauthenticated)
Jun 21, 2012

What an absolutely fabulous show!! A really great idea- celebrating the Olympics and learning about the different countries of the world and their different cultures.
The children all looked to be enjoying it so much and the flags and accessories were so colourful!
As for the singing- just beautiful!!
Thank you to EVERYONE involved!!

Anne Rolfe (unauthenticated)
Jun 21, 2012

Brilliant performance again by every child - thanks to all members of staff who must have put in a tremendous amount of work to make it such a success!

Leyla (unauthenticated)
Jun 21, 2012

Brilliant Performance from all classes. Congratulations on all your hard work !!!!

Susannah Hodgson (unauthenticated)
Jun 21, 2012

It was an absolute joy to teach the childen at Anagh Coar! Their hard work and the support and hard work of their teachers made this a really successful project. Each class managed this in just two lessons plus a full school rehearsal>My heartfelt congratulations on achieving such a wonderful performance, and thanks to Mrs Burnett from Ballakermeen for loaning the drums, and Chris Maybury, also Ballakermeen foe writing the script for 'France'

Andrea (unauthenticated)
Jun 22, 2012

Absolutley brilliant !!! It must be the best 'whole' school event I have seen ( and I go back 16 years at the school now) A wonderfully colourful , vibrant assembly ! Well done to Susannah too !!

cheryl (unauthenticated)
Jun 25, 2012

Well done everyone,brilliant as usual!!

leah (unauthenticated)
Jun 26, 2012

I really liked it and I am happy that my mum and dad did too! ; )

Glenn (unauthenticated)
Jun 27, 2012

when my mum saw this video she was sad that she wasn't there to watch it but she was happy because
she got to watch it on the wiki

Amy (unauthenticated)
Jul 9, 2012

The whole school should be proud well done kids and well done teachers :)

Kyra c (unauthenticated)
Jul 11, 2012

i loved singing sing ;)

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