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The Olympic & Paralympic Values

The concept of this theme is to focus on PRIDE; an amalgamation of the Olympic and Paralympic values.

Personal Excellence
Respect & Friendship
Determination & Courage

How this theme links to the 8 National Strands


Case Studies

View our case studies relating to this learning theme.


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Title: Bright Sparks Club

Date: Jul, 2011

Summary: We wanted children to be part of a planning group to create activities and events to promote the Olympic and Paralympic values in our school.

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Title: House restructuring project

Date: Jun, 2011

Summary: We believed that the current house system was not being used to its full potential and wanted to raise the profile and importance of the houses.

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Title: Mini Champs 2010

Date: Dec, 2010

Summary: We created an opportunity for KS1 pupils to be involved in their own mini olympics focusing on PRIDE as the theme.

Wickhambreaux Primary School/ Kent Spitfires Study Centre

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Title: 20in12 Olympics

Date: May, 2010

Summary: The aim of our course was to give pupils an inspiring and exciting introduction to the upcoming 2012 Olympic games.

Valence Sports College

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Title: The 5 Ring Challenge

Date: May, 2010

Summary: To involve the Whole school, students and staff in 5 challenges between February 2010 and July 2012

Herne Bay Infant School

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Title: Get Set for 2012

Date: Apr, 2010

Summary: We wanted to use the local art gallery in Herne bay to showcase the fantastic learning that has taken place during our 2012 Arts week.

Folkestone Academy

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Title: Street Theatre workshops and performance

Date: Apr, 2010

Summary: We wanted to teach the pupils some street theatre techniques and apply what was learnt in rehearsal to a performance for the general public.

Ashford St Mary's Church of England Primary School

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Title: The PRIDE awards

Date: Mar, 2010

Summary: To raise the profile of the 2012 Games in school and ensure the children not knew the importance of them coming to London.

Temple Hill Primary / Fleet Learning Zone

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Title: 20in12 Olympics!

Date: Mar, 2010

Summary: We wanted to encourage and provide new experiences and also enhance the pupil's knowledge of the Olympics.

The North School, Ashford, Kent

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Title: Values Through Pride

Date: Jul, 2009

Summary: We wanted to introduce a new whole school reward system that helped to raise standards and improve the ethos across the school, raise self-esteem and confidence.

The Hayesbrook School, Tonbridge

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Title: Whole School Pride

Date: Jun, 2009

Summary: The idea to link PRIDE into a whole school reward system was developed due to the old reward system losing value and not being used.