Tag Archives: olympics

  • Jade Jones Olympic Champion Visits YJB

    Llandudno Town Council arranged for London 2012 Gold Medal Winner Jade Jones to visit Ysgol John Bright last week, accompanied by Cllr Brian Bertola. The 19-year-old Team GB Taekwondo star was once again in world class form, as she discussed her Olympic successes with A level and GCSE PE students. She then went on to […]

  • Wheelchair Basketball

    On Wednesday 20th June, more than 30 students came to the sports hall and participated in some Wheelchair Basketball. One of the most popular sports on the Paralympic programme, Wheelchair Basketball featured at the Stoke Mandeville Games, the birthplace of the Paralympics, in 1955. Everyone enjoyed themselves (including some teachers), they even asked if it […]

  • Olympic Torch Carried Past YJB

    Staff and students lined the streets outside Ysgol John Bright this morning, to witness the Llandudno leg of the Olympic Torch’s journey around the UK. Onlookers cheered and clapped the torch bearers as they jogged past the sea of smiling faces, in what was a real carnival atmosphere on a cloudy Tuesday morning. We managed […]

  • Library Olympic Treasure Hunt Winners

    The winning word was ‘MARATHON’ and first prize went jointly to: Ashleigh Kite and Sasha Cox of 7Y,  who also gained 15 points for Penrhyn.  Congratulations!!   Runners up: Sion Leary  8J  –  Penrhyn   5 points Jack Crowther 7B  –  Gloddaeth 5 points Nathaniel Kelledy 7N –  Maelgwn  5 points Jordan Jones 8N – Gogarth […]

  • Bronze Stars for Year 7 Students

    At Ysgol John Bright we believe reading can transform lives. Our mission is to inspire more young people to read more. Year 7 at Ysgol John Bright are all taking part in a reading Olympic challenge. To gain the Bronze Star 5 books are read and 5 fun tasks on the books are completed. The […]

  • YJB Designing for the Olympics

    Engineering students designing for the 2012 Olympics During the past two weeks, the Year 10 Engineering students have taken part in designing and making a collage for the London 2012 Olympics. The challenge: ‘To create and display our own Olympic rings and Agitos (the symbol for the Paralympics) made from a range of collage materials.’ […]

  • Young Ambassadors

    In Singapore in July 2005, London won the right to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In the presentation in Singapore, London made a promise to the world that showed the commitment from London to use the power of the Games to inspire millions of Young People to choose sport. This became known as […]