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    Top Marks in Senior Maths Challenge

    Our Upper Sixth Form mathematicians achieved some outstanding results in this year's Senior Mathematics Challenge, with seven of our students receiving gold certificates.

    Kimbolton School Upper Sixth Form Senior Mathematics Challenge SuccessOur Upper Sixth Form mathematicians achieved some outstanding results in this year's Senior Mathematics Challenge, with seven of our students receiving gold certificates.

    Leo Penrose, Henry Nicholson, Joshua Eddon, James Harris, Madeleine Kluth, James Ellison and Harry Mullan all received their awards in assembly this week, and were also each presented with one of Head of Maths Mr Jessup’s coveted mechanical pencils.

    Over 81,000 pupils from schools across the UK sat the demanding one and a half hour test, which involves answering 25 multiple choice questions under normal exam conditions. 

    The top 60% of students nationally receive a gold, silver or bronze certificate in the ratio 1:2:3, while top performing students are invited to take part in follow on rounds – with the very best representing their country in the International Mathematical Olympiad.

    Well done to all of our students who took part in the challenge, and a special mention to James Harris, Leo, Henry, Josh, and Madeleine, who qualified for the next round of the competition and are currently waiting to find out their results!

    STOP PRESS: Congratulations to Leo Penrose who proved to be our top performer in the follow-on round, achieving a Merit certificate which placed him amongst the very best mathematicians for his age group.