As instructed by the British Council, I believe, we need to get started with the collaborative projects related to Commonwealth Games. As mentioned by you, the age group of your students is 11-16.Keeping that in mind, we have selected our students from grade 7-10.
Following are the suggested activities:
1. Students will depict their favourite Commonwealth Game in the form of a painting.
2. Students will depict their favourite Commonwealth Game in a cartoon (either a gag or a cartoon strip).
3. Students will prepare a newsletter covering different aspects of Commonwealth Games. For example:historical background, sport personalities, medal tally, organization etc.
4. News reading sessions with Commonwealth Games as the theme will be organized and recorded.
All the projects can be exchanged between us either by mail or by post.