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Senior Mathematics Challenge

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

Forty-five Maths students across Year 12 and 13 entered the Senior Individual UK  Maths Challenge on Tuesday 8th November. This is an 1 1/2 hour competition, designed by the UK Mathematics Trust to encourage creative and logical mathematical problem solving.

Overall, 51% of Presdales students received Bronze, Silver or Gold certificates, with four students achieving Silver and three gaining Gold. The Gold awards went to Christine Lush (Year 13), Charlotte Petty and Eleanor Fazan (Year 12). All three of these students have also achieved highly enough to be invited to participate in the Senior Kangaroo - a follow-on individual competition to be held on 2nd December.