Mathematically minded

QE boys have excelled this year in the various UK Mathematics Trust Maths Challenges.

In the Junior Challenge, 211 boys from Years 7 and 8 took part, with 71 receiving Gold certificates. Akshay Shah of 8B was awarded the best-in-School certificate. Eight boys qualified for the Olympiad.

Ten QE boys were awarded Certificates of Merit at the UK Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad. Yew Hone Cheung performed particularly strongly and has been selected to attend a summer school. Four boys also gained Merits in the follow-on European Kangaroo Mathematics competition.