In a vibrant display of community and school spirit, 81 schools from Wolverhampton have participated in the highly anticipated WolvOlympics torch ceremony. The event saw students from Year 7 waving Brazilian flags and cheering exuberantly as the ceremonial torch was delivered to its next destination.

We were representing Brazil for this event, a role which was embraced with great enthusiasm. The torch handover was a significant moment, marking the unity and camaraderie among the schools in Wolverhampton. at 1.20pm this afternoon, students and staff from Wolverhampton Grammar School proudly carried the torch to St Edmund’s. The atmosphere was electric as cheers erupted and the torch was presented to Kayliah, a student selected for her exemplary spirit and dedication.

The WolvOlympics torch ceremony is not just about the symbolic passing of the flame but also about fostering a sense of community and excitement among young students. The journey of the torch represents the collective effort and participation of all schools involved, highlighting the importance of teamwork and mutual support. Tomorrow, the torch will continue its journey, making its way to Dunstall Racecourse.

As the torch moves forward, it carries with it the hopes and dreams of many young athletes, symbolising the enduring spirit of competition and the joy of coming together as a community.