After the success of the Thrunscoe Olympic Games last year, a similar competition took place during the 2016-17 academic year. A number of different events were participated in, including 50m sprint, 400m race, 4x50m relay, long jump, javelin, football and hockey Every pupil within years 1-6 was put into one of nine countries and took part in at least one event.
Heats and semi-finals took place at lunchtimes and this then culminated in a finals day, in which all of the different finals were watched by staff and pupils across the academy. Bronze, silver and gold medals were awarded to pupils finishing in first, second and third place in each event, as well as the winning overall country winning a gold medal each.
The overall team winners were team Australia, managed by Mrs Clark and Mrs Robertson