and parents at Friends' Prep joined Jamie Oliver in his "pass it
on" healthy eating campaign during their Healthy Eating and
This year all activities and work were
centred on the Olympics.
There was great excitement when pupils and
staff were joined by Olympic Gold medal winner Jimmy Kirkwood.
Pupils were delighted to hold an actual Olympic medal!
As the proceeds from Fitness Week were going
to the NSPCC pupils took part in a heptathlon—the Olympic
version of Wills Worthy Workout!
Old Scholar Greg Thompson, who at the age of
16 was the youngest person to gain an Irish cap, coached all
classes in cricket. Greg currently plays for
the Senior Irish team and this year will captain Lisburn.
The Olympic week drew to a close on Friday
with a special closing ceremony.
As a final treat pupils enjoyed a Judo
demonstration by Ross Scott who, as a member of the Northern
Ireland Judo team, is preparing for the Commonwealth Games and
Olympics in 2012.
Following this 36 pupils were taken to the NI
International Horse Show at the Odyssey Arena. Tickets were
provided by the NSPCC to thank Prep pupils and parents for their
support this year.