Olympic Torch Visit

12 Jun

Today we had a visit from Jack Chambers one of the Olympic torch bearers. We all got a chance to hold the torch. It was awesome holding the torch, it was quite heavy. The torch has 8000 holes in it, it represents all the torch bearers who have carried the torch through the UK. Jack said it was epic getting to carry the Olympic torch and it will be something he will always keep in  his memory for ever and ever. The torch got passed around the hall and everybody in the school got to hold it. We were all astonished because it was the real Olympic torch! Everyone that runs with the torch gets their own torch so there are a lot of torches at the end. We got chocolate olympic medals from them it was GREAT!          

Written by Douglas C

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11 Responses to “Olympic Torch Visit”

  1. Emilia (HIGH LAWN) June 15, 2012 at 6:37 am #

    Wow! A great informative post- a coincedence too! I went to a Torch relay in Bolton and saw lots of great things like the torch and Twist and Pulse! Also, a man came in to our school yesterday and brought the torch he carried.
    From Emilia

  2. learning cloud June 15, 2012 at 8:37 am #

    Thank you for your comment Emilia. It is cool that your got to see the torch in your school too! from Douglas.

  3. Chloe June 15, 2012 at 10:21 am #

    Wow,
    that must be a brilliant. I would love to hold the olympic torch. I bet you enjoyed watching the olympic torch go through. It came through Bolton where we live but I didn’t go to watch it. I would of loved to though. Did you have a good time?
    I bet you had a brilliant time because I would if I went there.
    Well done for writing the post!
    From Chloe at High Lawn Primary School.
    http://www.6d.highlawnprimary.net

  4. Sameen June 15, 2012 at 10:24 am #

    Brilliant post! I absolutely love how you described the Olympic Torch! Well done! :)

  5. Sophie (High Lawn) June 15, 2012 at 10:25 am #

    Wow! A fantastic post – We had a man called Steve coming into our school to show us his olympic torch aswell. Also i went to see the olympic torch realy like emila but I went with my friend Georgia in bolton town centre. It was very exciting, as this might be the last time the olympics are ever held in england again so it could go down in history! So when you are older you will be able to say i remember when i was (how ever old you are) I saw a olympic torch.
    Thank you for sharing you blog post wioth us .
    From sophie
    http://www.6d.highlawnprimary.net

  6. Daniel June 15, 2012 at 10:28 am #

    It sounds very exciting! We were visited by an olympic torch bearer but with a retired olympic torch.

  7. Taylor + Kasim June 15, 2012 at 10:34 am #

    Wow such an amazing piece of writing you have done. We also had an Olympic torch runner whose name was Steve. He also told us that there are 8000 holes on the torch that represent all the torch bearers. We also learnt from him about the six values of the Olympics: Respect, determination, courage, exellence, friendship and equality.
    http://www.6d.highlawnprimary.net

  8. Elliot (High Lawn) June 15, 2012 at 10:35 am #

    Wow, that must have been amazing to hold the oylimpic torch. I can see that you are very exited for the oylimpics. I’m exited too and I can’t wait till the oylimpics starts. We also had a visitor who came in with his torch and the torch looked amazing. Some people asked if the torch could grate cheese and that made the runner laugh.We got to feel the torch and it was amazing. The man also told us all the values of the oylimpics which were, courage, excellence, respect, frendship, determination and equality.

  9. Tomasso + Tom June 15, 2012 at 11:00 am #

    This is so amazing we had a torch bearer come to our school too! In addition we got to touch the torch, it was EPIC! He did a little presentation in assembly it was so interesting to learn about it. He was nominated to be a torch bearer because he set up a football club just for girls. It was so facinating.

  10. Elliot and George June 15, 2012 at 2:14 pm #

    Wow this is great. We had a torch bearer come into our school yesterday and we got to hold the torch as well. He tought us why the torch had three sides because it represents the 3 times. Also this is a amazing piece of writing because you have put a range of punctuation in. He was nominated because he set up a football club up just for girls and the girls did something back for him.
    Why not visit our blog at http://www.6d.highlawnprimary.net

  11. Hannah June 19, 2012 at 9:53 am #

    I loved being able to hold the torch and I also know somebody else who has ran with the torch.

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