QE triumph in mathematics challenge

QE beat off competition from 33 other schools to win a regional mathematics team competition.

The victory in the Team Maths Challenge means that QE has reached the national finals of the UK Mathematics Trust competition for the second consecutive year.

The QE team comprised four boys from Years 8 and 9: team captain Madhi Elango; Gabriel Gendler; Bhavik Mehta and Yash Shah. They scored 227 points out of 240.

The competition, which took place at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls, combines mathematical, communication and teamwork skills, offering pupils a way to express and develop their enjoyment of mathematics.

Other schools taking part included the hosts as well as Haberdasher’s Aske’s Boys, Merchant Taylors’, North London Collegiate School and Northwood Prep.