Top awards for Solihull math students - The Solihull Observer

Top awards for Solihull math students

Solihull Editorial 21st Nov, 2022   0

MATHS students at Solihull Sixth Form College were presented with certificates for their work in a national maths challenge.

The Senior Mathematical Challenge is a 90-minute, multiple-choice test open to young mathematicians across the country.

It encourages mathematical reasoning and good use of basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems.

Seventeen students at the College achieved the Bronze award in the Challenge, while eight learners achieved the higher awards.

This included Rohan Rana, Pascal Yuen, Alfie Brusch, Leon Walker and Michael Masters, who achieved the Silver award and Harry Cremins, Shakur Harrison and Dan Wormald, who got the Gold award.

Shakur and Dan will progress onto the Kangaroo Challenge next, which is an hour-long paper completed in College.

Meanwhile, Harry Cremins, who achieved the highest score ever attained by any student at the College, will progress to the Mathematics Olympiad, which a three and a half hour paper

Scott Fisher, curriculum leader for mathematics said: “I’m proud of all our learners who took on the Senior Mathematical Challenge.

“It is great experience for them, especially those who have ambitions to continue their Maths studies at university.

“The eight learners who got Silver and Gold awards achieved especially highly and should be very proud of their achievements.

“We wish Shakur, Dan and Harry the best of luck in the Kangaroo Challenge and Mathematics Olympiad respectively.”

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