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The 20in12 Learning Programme complements the National Olympic Education Programme.

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  • Theme 1
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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
Inspiration
Determination & Courage
Equality

How this theme links to the 8 National Strands

  • Culture & Creavity
  • Enterprise
  • Sustainability & Regeneration
  • Internationalism
  • Citizenship
  • PE and Sport
  • Practical Learning
  • Healthy and Active Lifestyle

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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.

  • Theme 2
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Theme 2
Theme 2

5 Rings, 1 World

5 Rings, 1 World attempts to capture the international, cultural and festival of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

It is envisaged that this theme can stimulate exploration and learning that stems from the local environment and spreads across the continents of the globe, connecting cultures and countries.

How this theme links to the 8 National Strands

  • Culture & Creavity
  • Internationalism
  • Citizenship
  • PE and Sport
  • Practical Learning
  • Healthy and Active Lifestyle

Herne C.E. Infant and Nursery School

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Title: Growing the Olympic Values

Date: May, 2010

Summary: To create an Olympic Garden where children can talk about the different countries taking part and experience a multi-sensory approach to the Games.

Sibertswold CE Primary

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Title: Kent’s London 2012 Olympic Torch Conference

Date: Jan, 2010

Summary: Discussion within small groups, then working with other schools/ noting down ideas or drawing them/presenting ideas to each other for evaluation.

Swalecliffe Community Primary School

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Title: The Olympic Garden

Date: Nov, 2009

Summary: The idea of a garden on an Olympic theme came out of a discussion about finding different and perhaps more unusual ways of raising awareness of the Games.

Canterbury Coastal Partnership

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Title: Pride in Partnership

Date: Oct, 2009

Summary: To continue to keep the 2012 Olympic Games events at the forefront of Coastal Partnership's schools planning.

  • Theme 3
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Theme 3
Theme 3

Creativity, Innovation and Movement

This theme aims to provide scope for creativity and innovation; art, dance, music, science, design & technology, physical education, media, photgraphy & ICT, represent a few of the curriculum areas which may embrace this theme.

Movement can act as the stimulus, the medium or the output for this theme.
The opportunities are many . . .

How this theme links to the 8 National Strands

  • Culture & Creativity
  • Enterprise
  • Citizenship
  • PE and Sport
  • Practical Learning
  • Healthy and Active Lifestyle

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Title: five-five-five

Date: Mar, 2011

Summary: To make the local community aware of London 2012 by celebrating 555 days left to the Olympic Games.

Thanet School Partnership

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Title: Olympic/Paralympic Art Competition

Date: Sep, 2010

Summary: Raise awareness and interest in the Olympic Games through recreating the original Olympic art competitions that took place 1912-1948.

Canterbury High School

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Title: Canterbury High 20in12 Films

Date: May, 2010

Summary: Students will use the visual medium of animation and use movement to represent their views and ideas around art, culture, sport, healthy & active life style.

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.

Priory Fields School

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Title: Pass the Passion – Olympic Torch Mural Design

Date: Jan, 2010

Summary: After news about the competition for young people to design their own Olympic Torch mural in the summer 2009, a number of our children asked to take part.

St. Ethelbert's Catholic Primary School, Ramsgate

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Title: Under Attack

Date: Sep, 2009

Summary: We wanted to achieve our personal best and showcase our talents by portraying pattern through dance and music.

  • Theme 4
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Theme 4
Theme 4

Challenges, Records and Personal Bests

Central to the Olympic and Paralympic Games is the concept of overcoming challenge and doing one's best. This theme offers an opportunity to explore challenge on many levels.

From engaging in challenging activities in a physical environment to learning about the challenges faced by others, this theme has great depth.

How this theme links to the 8 National Strands

  • Enterprise
  • Sustainability & Regeneration
  • Internationalism
  • Citizenship
  • PE and Sport
  • Practical Learning
  • Healthy and Active Lifestyle

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Title: After School Sports Club

Date: Oct, 2010

Summary: Each of the five groups of undergraduates was guided and provided with resources and academic support to plan, manage, lead and record evidence of the session.

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Title: Stack with PRIDE

Date: Sep, 2010

Summary: Create a fun competition for our KS1 students to learn about the Olympic and Paralympic values.

The Canterbury High School

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Title: Raise Your Game 2012

Date: May, 2010

Summary: Using the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Sport Basketball to develop literacy and numeracy across the campus.

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

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.

St. Mildred's Primary Infant School, Broadstairs

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Title: Pattern through Gymnastics

Date: Sep, 2009

Summary: To develop a routine which showed pattern through movement.

Upton Junior School, Broadstairs, Kent

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Title: 2012 Inspired Art Project

Date: Aug, 2009

Summary: We wanted to give Year 6 pupils, who were gifted & talented in art, an opportunity to take part in a project that would enrich and extend their learning.

Bromstone Primary School, Broadstairs, Kent

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Title: 2012 Get Set!

Date: Aug, 2009

Summary: We wanted to encourage a small group of gifted and talented children to develop their literacy skills.

Upton Junior School, Broadstairs, Kent

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Title: 2012 Our Personal Best

Date: Aug, 2009

Summary: We wanted to create a film that incorporated the themes our personal best, 2012 Olympics and pattern.

  • Theme 5
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Theme 5
Theme 5

The Olympic and Paralympic Legacy

The final theme has the potential to encompass all of the National Learning strands. With the opportunity to look to the past, and visualise the future this theme can engage students right across the curriculum.

What will be the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games?

How this theme links to the 8 National Strands

  • Culture & Creavity
  • Enterprise
  • Sustainability & Regeneration
  • Internationalism
  • Citizenship
  • PE and Sport
  • Practical Learning
  • Healthy and Active Lifestyle

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Title: Thanet School Torch Relay

Date: Jun, 2011

Summary: Amongst other things we wanted to create a tangible and memorable experience for every young person in the district linked to the 2012 Games.

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Title: Making it Last

Date: May, 2011

Summary: We (SCC and KCC) wanted to educate the former primary schools of the SCC student group about sustainability in tourism, and sport and culture, and Kent's PRIDE.

Gravesham Schools Sport Partnership (Meopham)

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Title: Modern Pentathlon World Cup 2010

Date: May, 2010

Summary: Create an opportunity for our older Silver Ambassadors to experience a world class event and witness the PRIDE values being demonstrated first hand.

Gravesham Schools Sport Partnership (Meopham)

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Title: Gravesham Schools Leadership Academy Conference

Date: May, 2010

Summary: The Conference brought together more than 200 young people from schools across Gravesham selected as Young Sports Ambassadors.

Gravesham Schools Sport Partnership (Meopham)

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Title: The Leadership Academy

Date: May, 2010

Summary: To increase the quality and diversity of our Young Ambassadors to enable them to engage confidently with their leadership and volunteering.

Gravesham Schools Sport Partnership (Meopham)

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Title: adiZone Launch

Date: May, 2010

Summary: We wanted the Young Ambassadors to have the chance to be involved with the Opening Ceremony of the region's first adiZone.

Information

There are 5 Learning Themes related to the Olympic and Paralympic values which were developed by a County wide 2012 Planning Group consisting of representatives from schools and settings from across Kent.

 

Schools and colleges are invited to develop learning experiences for their children and young people in any of the Learning Themes. The themes should be used as an inspirational starting point for exploring the educational potential of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. View current case studies to see how other schools and colleges have interpreted the learning themes so far.

 

Project or case study reports, including photographs and video, can be submitted to the Kent 20in12 website so that your work can be shared.