Geography: Year 5 Interview Rio Olympics Commentator


Last Friday, Year 5 were in the privileged position of speaking to Shak Siyya, Host and Commentor for 'Shooting Sport' at the Rio Oympic and Paralympic Games.

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As Year 5 are currently studying about Brazil in Geography, they participated in a Skype call with Mr Siyya and asked him questions about the Games, and about Rio and Brazil generally.

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He told the children about the favelas of Rio and how the feelings towards the games were generally positive. He gave the children an idea of what the weather was like there and painted a vivid picture of the local areas too. 

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It was a very interesting and enlightening experience and one which the children will remember well. They had plenty of insightful and perceptive questions and enjoyed talking to someone through the medium of a computer screen.


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