When researching for a local history project Lambourn’s Year 6 students were particularly excited by the strong local connection to the horseracing industry. So much so that one student decided to write to Sir AP McCoy asking if he would visit the school. Much to their delight, he said yes.
But this was no ordinary visit – dressed in racing silks the class enjoyed a unique maths lesson based on analysis of Sir AP’s record-breaking career statistics. He also talked to the class about the importance of hard work in achieving success, dealing with failure and maintaining a positive attitude.
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