UKMT Junior Mathematics Challenge

The UKMT Junior Mathematics Challenge took place on Thursday April 28th. This is a prestigious, national competition where over 250,000 students in Years 7 and 8 from over 4000 schools in the country sit a mathematics challenge paper under exam conditions. Maiden Erlegh School in Reading entered 56 students from sets 1 and 2 into this competition, providing them with the opportunity to take part and allowing them to measure themselves against the best mathematicians in the country. They were expected to solve difficult mathematical problems which they would not normally confront in class. This allowed them to think about mathematics in a different way and use their skills and an analytical approach to find solutions.

As a school we had a number of excellent results and detailed below are the students who achieved certificates for their achievements:

GOLD (awarded for placing in the top 6.7% in the country):         

Elisha

Prannoy

Ayush           

SILVER (awarded for placing in the top 20% in the country):        

Jakub

Latisha

Anesa

Louie

Ryan

BRONZE (awarded for placing in the top 40% in the country):     

Daksh

Kajae

Nidish

Emma

Andrei

Sana

Shrilakshmi

Supreme

Devmi

Natasha

Sanskar

Khushi

Christo

Mohamed

Tino

Adedeji  

Best in School/Best in Year: Elisha

All students behaved in an exemplary manner throughout the event and every child who took part should be proud of their efforts on the day of the competition. Particular credit goes to those students who managed to achieve a certificate. 

Miss Moran

Lead Teacher of Mathematics MESiR

 

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