Brazil Host Country to 2016 Olympics Class Play
This class play looks at the country in which the Olympics is staged this year (plus information on the Olympics e.g. Olympic Torch journey, number of countries taking part etc)
For a history of the Olympics and coverage of sporting events, please select from one of the other scripts listed below (scroll down below sample Text)
Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down
Duration - around 10 minutes not including music suggestions
Child 11: But haven’t you heard what party there’s going to be
Child 12: Starting August 5th
Child 13: And going on til August 21st?
Narrator: (Spluttering) But, but, that’s … over 2 weeks! What kind of party goes on that long?
(Cast swaps Carnival banners for Olympics banners, raising them above their heads)
Whole cast: (Shouting) The Olympics!
Music 2 Fanfare for the Common Man
Narrator: Oh my goodness! The Olympics again! It seems like only yesterday we were partying in London!
Child 14: That was for the 2012 Olympics! Proud hosts – the United Kingdom!
Child 15: But 2016 is the year for Brazil – proud hosts of the 31st Olympic Games!
Child 16: In the city of Rio de Janeiro!
Music 3 Gypsy King ‘Carnival selection’
(Whole cast grab their carnival props and raise them again)
Narrator: Wow! Summer 2016 is going to be some party! How can it not be – with the Olympics in Brazil?
(Narrator turns to Child 15)
Narrator: But what was that you said about the number of Olympic Games we’ve had so far?
Child 15: 30 so far. 2016 will be the 31st!
Child 16: The very first one was of course held in Ancient Greece.
Child 17: In the city of Olympia – birthplace of the Olympic Games!
Child 18: And that’s where the Olympic Torch will start its journey on 21 April 2016
Script writer, Sue Russell, has now completed updating all Olympic scripts so the following list is a current representation of what files are available.
Olympic Scripts Currently Available
1. Brazil - Host Country to 2016 Olympics
2. History of the Olympics - Ancient to present day
3. Olympics PRIDE Assembly (PSHE 'team spirit' script)
4. Olympic Games 2016 Leavers Assembly
5. Rio 2016 Olympic Games Assembly - covering all 28 sports
6. Rio 2016 Olympic Games Assembly: history and events - combined script including Olympic Ode
7. Olympics Assembly for Key Stage 1 Rio 2016
8. Paralympics 2016 Assembly
GUIDED READING SCRIPTS
9. A Complete History of the Olympic Games Guided Reading Scripts plus quizzes - set of 8 scripts, plus quizzes, - this is the original set of 6 from Ancient to 2004 plus two updates of 2008 and 2012.
10. 2008 Beijing Olympics Guided Reading - now included in purchase of (9)
11. 2012 London Olympics Guided Reading - now included in purchase of (9)
12. Olympics PRIDE Guided Reading
13. Rio 2016 Olympic Games Quiz - 100 questions and answers!