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Sport Collection

This is our collection of favourite mathematics and sport materials.

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Opening Patterns !

Look at some of the patterns in the Olympic Opening ceremonies and see what shapes you can spot.

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Olympic Cards

Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

Can You Do it Too?

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Here are some pictures of people throwing things in Olympic events.
The first one shows a man throwing a hammer and the second shows a man throwing a discus.

They can throw them a long way. A recent Olympic record for throwing the hammer was about $80$ adult paces and for throwing the discus was about $70$ adult paces.

How far can you throw a beanbag?

Can you throw a beanbag $70$ paces?

Can you throw a beanbag $80$ paces?


Photograph acknowledgements