Rishi Sunak wants children to study the angle of free kicks in schools

Rishi Sunak
PM Rishi Sunak curling one in against Greece (Image credit: Future)

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak wants to "bring maths to life" for school students by having them study the angle of free kicks. 

The PM made the announcement as part of his plans to review how mathematics is taught in English schools. Sunak believes that making maths a greater priority in the nation's educational system could be key to boosting the economy in years to come. 

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.