28 Jan - Senior Mathematical Challenge

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Almost 60 Olavians from Years 11 to 13 qualified for the follow-on rounds to the Senior Mathematical Challenge. Four students undertook the British Mathematical Olympiad Round 1 paper, with all managing to solve at least two of the six fiendish problems. Congratulations go to George Guest of Year 12 plus Linus Luu and Ishan Kalia of Year 11 who achieved Certificates of Distinction. In addition, George and Linus have qualified for the British Mathematics Olympiad Round 2 paper. A remarkable 49 students also participated in the Senior Kangaroo with a record 13 achieving a Certificate of Merit, placing them in the upper echelons of achievers in this select cohort. Special mention should be made of Matthew Perry for his best-in-school score.


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