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Aviva Tackling Numbers

Aviva Tackling Numbers

Introduction to the Programme

Aviva Tackling Numbers is an innovative and engaging programme for Key Stage 2 children, which makes learning about numbers fun, exciting and rewarding. This national rugby themed programme integrates interactive classroom maths sessions with practical, number-based rugby games. Connects real life experiences to reinforce the importance of numeracy and financial literacy in later life.

What is the aim of the programme?

The key aims of the project are to:
• Improve children's confidence in their number skills
• Increase children's appreciation of the importance of number skills
• Enhance children's uptake and enjoyment of physical activity

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Who can get involved in the programme?

The Aviva Tackling Numbers programme an initiative that will introduce over 14,400 year 4 Primary School pupils to a numeracy programme which encourages children to learn through sport and tag rugby. Leicester Tigers Community Team would like to offer this opportunity to Primary Schools. One school from each Premiership Rugby club region will qualify for the Finals at Twickenham on Aviva Premiership Rugby Final day where they will represent their Premiership Rugby club.

How to book?

If you're interested in booking onto the Aviva Tackling Numbers Programme please contact Leicester Tigers, Rugby Development Officer Justin Loveridge on justin.loveridge@tigers.co.uk or call 0770 360 1217.


"Tackling numbers has been an amazing project for the school. Because of the cross-curricular structure it supported the children to get involved with rugby who would normally not and vice-versa for children who love sport but not necessarily numeracy. The coaching was fantastic and it was also a great CPD opportunity for staff. The children loved every minute and they all thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Thank you Leicester Tigers and Justin." - Melvin Hill PE Co-ordinator Costessey Junior School.

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