Olympics Day – Parents are invited to this historic event
Do you know that we have had at least four Olympians from Redhead?
Shelley Andrews(know now as Michelle Mitchell – one of our current parents) – Hockey Atlanta 1996
Angie Bainbridge – Swimming – Beijing 2008
Ian Chapman – Cycling – Rome 1960
Peter Scott – Kayaking – Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000
And on Monday 30 July at 1.40 we may find we have a few more.
The sports that our athletes will be participating in include: boxing, equestrian (please lend us a hobby horse), rowing, shooting (water pistols), synchronised swimming, weightlifting, shotput and javelin, hammer throw and discus.
The Olympics will begin with a march past of the 29 countries who are participating (our students in their peer support groups), opening ceremony, raising the Olympic flag and the athletes oath, lighting of the cauldron, events and closing ceremony.
Peter Scott will be attending our Olympic Day and assisting with the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Students are asked to wear their sports uniform.