UKMT Intermediate Individual Mathematics Challenge

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Students from years 9 to 11 entered the hall on Thursday 4th February to sit a challenging Mathematics paper which required them to be able to solve problems at an advanced level without calculators.

The paper is taken by about 200,000 students throughout Britain from all different types of educational establishments. Gold, Silver or Bronze certificates are awarded to the top 40% of students nationwide. The highest scorers in the country are invited to participate in the Intermediate Kangaroo or Intermediate Olympiad follow-on competitions. About 3,000 students take the Kangaroo and only 500 in each Year group from the whole of the country take the Olympiad.

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The individual photo shows Kimberley Richings in Year 9 hard at work who achieved a Gold award and has gained a place in the Cayley Olympiad (10thMarch) which is a great achievement.

Jodie Bunce in Year 10 also gained a Gold and a place in the Pink Kangarooround (17th March).

Other students who gained an award were as follows:


Angharad Thomas Year 11


Shannon Parsons   Year 11

Amy Edwards  Year 11

Fatima Ahmedi Year 11

Finlay Roberts  Year 11

Megan Evans  Year 10

All the other students who took the challenge paper did extremely well and they should be pleased with their achievement too.