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MBNA Tackling Numbers Programme update

Read about our schools numeracy programme

Sting supports the Tackling Numbers programme

Sting supports the Tackling Numbers programme

Our Community Team will be delivering elements of the MBNA Tackling Numbers programme in the Chiltern District during Phase Four of the London Wasps Community Schools Coaching programme. This half-term, three schools in the South Oxfordshire will receive the numeracy-based programme:

  • Checkendon CE Primary School, Henley on Thames
  • Crowmarsh Gifford Primary School, Wallingford
  • Nettlebed Community School, Henley on Thames

What is the MBNA Tackling Numbers Tag Rugby Programme?

Tackling Numbers is an award winning interactive numeracy programme for young children. The programme is developed and delivered by Premiership Rugby in partnership with MBNA. This five week programme aims to teach 8-9 year olds the importance of number skills in everyday life.

The rugby-themed programme is delivered in schools by representatives from all 12 Premiership Rugby clubs, through both classroom sessions and practical number-based rugby games. This innovative and engaging programme makes learning about numbers fun, exciting and rewarding, inspiring children to both improve their numeracy skills and their physical health.

Of the MBNA Tackling Numbers Programme, Director of Communications for MBNA, John Greaves, said; "Tackling Numbers complements the efforts of teachers in schools to provide the foundations for good numeracy skills and is giving children memorable experiences that will last them a lifetime.

"Together with Premiership Rugby, we have created a programme that is equipping young people with the knowledge and tools to help them manage their money in the future – and how better to do that than to engage them in mathematics in a practical and enjoyable way, with some of the stars of English rugby."

GET YOUR SCHOOL INVOLVED

Our Schools Programme still has some spaces throughout this academic year. If you would like your school to get involved in London Wasps' Schools Coaching Programme, please contact us by filling in the details here.

www.wasps.co.uk

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