Olympic Games Websites
London 2012
and the Australian team



 Olympic Games websites for the classroom
 Information and activities for students and teachers  

  See also:   Olympic Games main page   Sochi 2014    Vancouver 2010 


Official sites

London 2012 Official Website (
Official site of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

International Olympic Committee: London 2012 News (
Official website of the Olympic Movement.


Australian official site

Australian Olympic Team Official Website (
Official website of the Australian Olympic team, currently redirecting to the London 2012 Australian site,
- 2012 Australian Olympic Team athletes


Australian news media

ABC Sport: Olympics (
ABC's coverage of the Olympic Games.

Yahoo! 7: Olympics
Yahoo! 7 Sport's Olympic Games coverage.

Australian Olympic Team (BBC)
BBC news coverage of the Australian team.


British news media

BBC: London 2012
BBC Olympic Games news, comment and analysis, including stories on individual sports.

The Telegraph: London 2012
News, blogs, guides.

The Guardian: London 2012
News, blogs, interactive guides.

World Olympic Dreams (BBC)
The personal stories of some aspiring Olympians.

BBC Olympic Games: Countries (BBC)
Select from 204 countries.

London 2012 - Education News (
News about students and the Games, from the official website.


Photos - London 2010

The Guardian's gallery
Currently on general sport, but includes Olympics news photos.



Paralympic Games
Official website of the Paralympic Movement.



Go to our main
Olympic Games
page for more Olympic Games information and activities.




Go to our
Sochi 2014
page for the latest Olympic Games information, news and activities.


 Educational sites

  London 2012
 Online activities

Get Set - Resources (
Select an age range then try the interactive puzzles, games and challenges.

London Sliding Puzzle
London logo slider puzzle.

London Olympics Logo Sliding Puzzle Game
Another slider puzzle.

Summer Olympics London 2012 (
Includes a set of 12 questions with links to websites where students can find the answers.


See our main
Olympic Games
page for more Olympic Games activities


  London 2012
 Printable activities: 

Olympic word searches: see our Olympic Games General Sites

Olympic Games Worksheets (Activity Village)
Simple one-page worksheets such as a motto activity, alphabetisising, acrostic poem, emblem design, map practice, Olympic research  to complete. Includes a coloured medals sheet.

Olympic Printables (Activity Village)
Classroom material, including sheets of coloured medals to print out., Olympic notebooking paper, Olympic story paper, Olympic jigsaw.

London Olympics Colouring Pages (Activity Village)
Torch relay, London Olympic Stadium, Olympic winners, and many more London and general Olympics pictures to colour in.
Scroll down for colouring pages for individual sports.

London 2012 bus colouring picture [pdf] (

UK flag colouring picture [pdf] (
Colour by numbers.

Inspire>Aspire (
A programme for students based on Olympic and other values. Includes worksheets to print out.

  London 2012
 Other sites

Get Set (
The official London 2012 education programme
A website for students and teachers that exploits the educational opportunities presented by the London Olympics. Includes a list of suggested heroes classroom activities.

Summer Olympics, London 2012 (Activity Village)
Main page guiding you to a range of printable and other activities with a London 2012 theme.

London 2012 Education (London 2012 official site).

London 2012 Olympics (Project Britain)
Teaching resources. Ideas for lessons
 Sites for teachers

AOC Education (
- Primary: Upper primary, middle primary, lower primary
- Secondary: Content Themes [pdf], ICT Ideas [pdf]

Across the curriculum (
Ideas for lessons: Three activities. More activities at left (registration required).



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Olympic Games
page for more Olympic Games activities






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