Senior Maths Challenge

10th November 2022

Maths students at Queen Mary’s College are celebrating the results of their efforts following the recent UK Senior Maths Challenge (SMT). Of the 67 students who sat the paper, 52 gained certificates of merit (23 Bronze awards, 22 Silver and 7 Gold). The UK senior maths challenge is a national competition, open to all schools…

Kangaroo Maths Challenge 2021

7th February 2022

When our students sit the UK Senior Mathematical Challenge in November, the top 20% get either a silver or a gold certificate. Two-thirds get a silver; one-third (i.e. the top 7% of candidates who sat the paper) get a gold certificate. Those who get a gold are automatically entered for the follow-on Senior Kangaroo Challenge,…

Maths Challenges 2021

10th December 2021

On December 2nd, six QMC maths students sat the Senior Kangaroo Challenge. They had qualified for this national problem-solving competition by achieving a Gold Award in an earlier national competition – the Senior Mathematical Challenge which took place on Thursday 11th November. Year 12 student Olly Brown competed alongside Year 13 students George Austin, Taylor…