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A Free Olympics 'Get Set' Workshop for Birmingham Schools
A Free Olympics 'Get Set' Workshop for Birmingham Schools

Penketh High School, the media and visual arts school in Lancashire, is offering all Birmingham secondary schools the opportunity to attend an Olympic themed workshop at the MAC Arts Theatre (Birmingham) on Wednesday 21 March 2012.

The school has worked with a professional film company, Red Rose Media, to produce a feature film exploring the Olympic values. The film follows the journeys of four young athletes in the run up to the Olympics. Each character has different issues to contend with based around social / economic / personal circumstances and the film shows how by considering the Olympic values, the characters can overcome their problems.

The  target audience is pupils studying Humanities /RE Learning for Life /Social Studies subjects at Key Stages 3, 4 & 5.


The event will run from 10am until 1.30pm and will consist of the following:

  • Screening of the film entitled Legacy - 90 minutes.
  • A Motivational speaker talking about the Olympic values.
  • A Workshop on the Olympic values.
  • Ideas as to how schools can become involved in London 2012 projects.

There are places for twenty schools to attend the event and each school will be able to bring a maximum of 10 people including pupils. The only cost to schools will be transport to and from the venue. Refreshments will be provided on the day. School's are asked to arrive at 9.30am on the day to register.

Please call 07896674854 or email jonathon@redrosemedia.co.uk  to book your school's place on the day. The stars of the film will be in attendance at the event to meet your students.

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