The build up to the 2012 London Olympics provides an excellent opportunity to engage students all round the world in learning about Britain and the countries within (England, Scotland and Wales). Below I have suggested some activity ideas for across the curriculum
Ben Ainslie of Great Britain competes in the Men's Finn Sailing on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth Harbour on July 30, 2012 in Weymouth, England.
London 2012 Olympics: GB's medallists may be barefooted on podium after BOA take tough stance over sponsorship Some of Britain’s leading athletes, including Mark Cavendish and Mo Farah, may collect any London 2012 Olympic medals in bare feet to avoid contractual issues with personal sponsors following a row with the British Olympic Association over marketing rights | Flag day: Great Britain's Mo Farah may recieve his medal barefooted Photo: GETTY IMAGES
(L-R) Abiodun Oyepitan of Great Britain, Ivet Lalova of Bulgaria, Gloria Asumnu of Nigeria and Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica compete in the Women's 100m Round 1 Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.