Badge Bonanza

Learn, explore and more to collect badges and broaden your horizons.

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Badge Bonanza

Badge Bonanza

Start your journey to broaden your horizons by claiming your first badge now!

Badge Bonanza

Badge Bonanza

Start your journey to broaden your horizons by claiming your first badge now!

  • Claim your first badge.
    Claim your first badge.
Helper

Helper

Work with new groups of people and offer your skills. Join a community club or project or help out at event and help make the planet a better place.

Helper

Helper

Work with new groups of people and offer your skills. Join a community club or project or help out at event and help make the planet a better place.

  • Join a school environment group or school council.
    Join a school environment group or school council.
  • Plan or help with a school project or event.
    Does your school run sports days, have Open days, run arts events, harvest festivals or school plays etc.? Can you help to plan an event or take part as a helper or performer etc.? Why not give it a go!
  • Plan or help with a charity event or litter pick.
    Does your school help raise money for Children in need, sing carols for Old Age Pensioners, help people overseas, help protect wildlife or do other charity events? If so can you think of an idea and help run it with your friends or can you join in with a school event?
  • Help out at a school or community club.
    Are you good at sport or arts and could you help out at a school club as a helper, referee etc..? Why not ask if you can do anything at your school or at a community club you go to?
  • Join in a community project.
    Join in a community project.
  • Learning buddy
    Can you be a learning buddy to someone in your class or a younger student and help them with their reading, writing or their maths/numeracy? Its good to help someone - why not ask your teacher if you can help?
Doer

Doer

Step outside your comfort zone and do something new. Start a new sport or join a club - it might just become your new favourite hobby.

Doer

Doer

Step outside your comfort zone and do something new. Start a new sport or join a club - it might just become your new favourite hobby.

  • Take part in an after school club.
    Do you like sports or creative arts. If so has your school got an after school or lunchtime club you can go to and get a claim code for a badge. Clubs are great fun and you can learn new skills and make new friends.. Ask your teacher what clubs you can go to at school
  • Take part in a local community club or summer holiday club.
    Hastings Opportunity Area and other organisations run lots of Summer Holiday and after school clubs? Why not find out what's in your area and go along with a friend? Can you get the activity leader to sign a note to say you have attended to show your teacher to get the code?
  • Go on a school trip.
    Sometimes your school will give you the chance to go on visits or trips to different places - why don't you make sure you can go and take part. Who knows what fun you might have?
  • Run a mile.
    You can keep fit or get fit by jogging regularly. Why not try our one mile challenge as a class or on your own? If its out of school can you get someone to write down that you've done it to show your teacher like a football coach or parent?
  • Cook a healthy meal.
    Cook a healthy meal. Let mum or dad try it and sign a note to say that you've done it to get the code from your teacher
Explorer

Explorer

Hastings has a lot to offer right on your doorstep. From art galleries to museums, explore our rich culture and history.

Explorer

Explorer

Hastings has a lot to offer right on your doorstep. From art galleries to museums, explore our rich culture and history.

  • Visit the Hastings Museum.
    Hastings Museum on Bohemia Road, near Summerfields Sports Centre has lots of interesting and exciting exhibits and often has special exhibitions. Why not pop along and have a good look around? - and hunt down the badge claim code! Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00 Sun 12:00 - 16:00
  • Visit the Hastings Library.
    Hastings Library is in a classic 19th century building and has recently been modernised. The library has 25,000 new items of stock, PCS and now includes a fantastic new children’s library. Why not give it a visit and find the claim code in the children's section.
  • Visit the Fisherman’s Museum.
    This small museum is housed in the former fisherman's church, St Nicholas' Church, Rock-a-nore. It holds some very interesting artefacts including the deck of the Enterprise the last Hastings’ sailing lugger, which you can climb aboard. There are lovely old photos to see and a very interesting film. Worth a visit to find out about Hastings fishing history. Museum is open: from 1st April to 31st October 10am – 5pm, from 1st November to 31st March 11 – 4pm
  • Visit Hastings Pier.
    Hastings award winning Pier was rebuilt after a fire in 2010 .It is a nice place to stroll around with great views back over Hastings and St Leonards as well as out to sea. Never been - take a stroll, enjoy the view and find the claim code to get your badge
  • Visit the Fishing Huts.
    Why not visit the Fisherman's huts in Hastings Old Town at Rock-a-Nore. They are used for hanging and drying nets and the are around 50 of them. They are very traditional and quite unique to Hastings. Somewhere there's a claim code!
  • See a show at the White Rock Theatre.
    See a show at the White Rock Theatre.
  • Visit St Helen's Woods
    St Helen's Wood is in the heart of Hastings and is not just woodland but large areas of meadowland with a few ponds, all covering around 106 acres. It is open to the public at all times, but take care in places as horses are kept in some of the meadows! Why not enjoy some fun and explore the woods?
  • Visit Source Park
    Britian's biggest underground skate park welcomes Badge Bonanza children for a taster session on Wed - Fri (all sessions) No need to book Skateboarding or BMX
  • Visit The Country Park
    Hastings Country Park is east of Hastings near Fairlight. It is a large area of natural countryside with stunning views. It's a great place for a family walk. Drop in to the Visitors Centre to find the claim code
  • Visit St Leonard's Gardens
    The main entrance to St Leonards Gardens is at the southern end, through the central archway in the South Lodge built in 1829 by James Burton. The north has a similar arched entry via Maize Hill. The south east is a raised shrubbery (below the garden of the Clock House) planted with aromatic plants, which was laid out as a border for the blind in 1939. Find the claim code near here.
  • Visit Alexandra Park
    Alexandra Park is a Victorian park, with many lakes, specimen trees, wildlife and sports/recreation facilities. Why not visit with your family, explore and track down the claim code?
Learner

Learner

Learning gives you new knowledge and ideas. From reading a book to learning to code, learning is for life.

Learner

Learner

Learning gives you new knowledge and ideas. From reading a book to learning to code, learning is for life.

  • Read a book of your choice.
    Why not find a new book that interests you and read it from cover to cover. Perhaps a story book or a non fiction book on one of your interests - great for a rainy day!
  • Complete our online maths challenge.
    Are you a maths wizard or do you need some practice before your SATs? Why not try our maths challenge - 5 right gets the badge!
  • Attend a school maths or literacy club.
    Numeracy and literacy are really important and can be lots of fun. If your school has some after schools clubs or activities linked to these areas why not join in?
  • Take part in a STEM activity.
    Science and technology are really interesting and important in all our lives. If your interested in these why not join your STEM club or other clubs or take part in activities when they are put on at school?
  • Take a landscape photo of your favourite view of Hastings.
    Take a landscape photo of your favourite view of Hastings.
  • Times tables
    Can you recite your 7 and 8 times tables to your teacher?
  • Top Attender
    Can you get 20 days in a row of full attendance? If your not at school you cant learn - can you do it? You've got to be in it to win it!