Posts Tagged: Paralympics

SMJ 7 hour Olympic Challenge no 1

Armed with 3 Ipads, 1 camera, a flip cam an Apprentice style call to action from our very own Benji Lanyado, Claudia, Joe and Kaspian, set off on a 7 hour challenge which began in St Pancras Station at 9am this morning. Their challenge, to find out which country is making the best of London… Read more »

The Burning Question..?

Websites, blogs and tweet lines are crackling with anticipation .. who will it be who lights the torch tonight in the Olympic Park? and just what are those surprises that haven’t yet leaked out about tonight’s Opening Ceremony? So here we are! … The Day has dawned, bells have been rung, and there is a… Read more »

Inspiring stuff .. down at BBC Radio 1’s Academy

Just been to watch our very own SMJ Joe Mason sit on a panel at BBC Radio 1’s Academy at one of their many Q&A sessions aimed at 16-19 year olds, to get them inspired to take the leap and pursue the career of their dreams Joe sat on a panel alongside an impressive cast… Read more »

young people and the olympics

So many things to be proud of the SMJ’s for of late. Not least Joe Mason who’s photos of the interface between Olympic Park and the local community caused quite a stir when he posted them in a recent blog post. They’re now on display at The Freeword Centre  at their recently opened exhibition Politics… Read more »

An update

The last month has gone past in a bit of a blur with not one but two trips around the Olympic park, plenty of speed blogging, and interviewing practise, a Headstart Event at Discover Young Hackney  which was deemed a resounding success on all fronts!, and, I’ve been meaning to post this piece of audio for… Read more »

A Blog on You!

What’s a BLOG? Simple definition: It’s a conversation. I have been asked by the good people at The Learning Trust in Hackney, to deliver a How To Blog workshop tomorrow, as part of a programme they are running for some young Olympic Ambassadors from 52 School’s in Hackney. The Ambassadors, are all in Year 6, (the final year in… Read more »