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Posted on July 19th 2017

UK Maths Challenge Success

Sixty excited Year 7 and 8 boys from HBAED took part in the UK Maths Challenge this week.

Over 250,000 pupils from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge, with roughly the top 6% receiving gold certificates, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze.

The top performing Year 8 student was James, who was awarded a Gold certificate and Best in Year, closely followed by Anson, Year 7, who received a Silver certificate and also Best in Year. In total our students were awarded 1 Gold, 6 Silver and 11 Bronze certificates. A stunning achievement!


Year 7 students celebrate their success at the UK Maths Challenge.

Maths Challenge Year 7 (1)

The UK Maths Challenge, organised by the United Kingdon Mathematics Trust, involves answering 25 multiple-choice questions and is sat in school under exam conditions. They are often intriguing questions which are designed to stimulate an interest in Maths.

Well done to all involved. 

Mr Ingham, Assistant Principal


Year 8 pictured with their certificates from the UK Maths Challenge.

Maths Challenge Year 8