Crazy golf helps youngsters apply their maths

Applying maths to a real-life situations is at the root of a scheme that gives youngsters a more practical approach to learning.

Netherfield C of E School in Battle, rated as ‘outstanding in all areas’ by OFSTED, has been announced as the winner of the ‘crazy’ maths class opportunity at Hastings Adventure Golf.

Simon Tompkins of Hastings Adventure Golf said: “We were inundated with entries and struggled to choose a winner. The popularity of this initiative shows that there is a desire to have a more practical approach to learning. As a result, we are pleased to announce that Hastings Adventure Golf will offer this opportunity again next year to give more children a chance to play and learn!”

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Previous winners of a Crazy Maths Lesson, pupils from Guestling Bradshaw C of E Primary School

The winning entry from Netherfield School was submitted by Theo Warren, aged seven, who, along with his class mates will enjoy a practical maths lesson at Hastings Adventure Golf. Previous winning schools include Silverdale Primary Academy and Guestling Bradshaw CofE Primary School, both in Hastings and Ratton School in Eastbourne.

Teachers have said that they love the idea of linking the crazy golf lesson to maths modules and being able to apply maths to a real-life situation. Following on from two successful World Maths Day events, Hastings Adventure Golf will be announcing more exciting events soon.

With three 18-hole miniature golf courses, Hastings Adventure Golf is the national centre for mini golf in the UK

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