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The Mighty Mile

posted 15 May 2017, 11:42 by Claire Bradford
Last week Hawthorn did their school assembly on the mighty mile.

Across the UK, lots of children walk or run a mile a day while they're at school.  Hawthorn class thought we could do this at Penmaes and showed us how.
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First they did some measuring. Jasmine walked around the edge of the field, using the GPS on a phone to see how many laps she needed to do for a mile. She worked out that 1 mile is 4 laps around the edge of the field and the playground.

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If you want to stay on the playground, Keeley and Alanna have worked out how 
many laps you need to do to make a mile.  They measured one full rotation of Johnny's wheelchair.  Then they all went round the edge of the playground using his wheels to find out how far it was.
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They found out that 1 mile is 16 laps of the playground.




Hawthorn have encouraged us all to take part in the Mighty Mile and some of us have begun to give it a go.



              
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