KING’S Ely Junior pupils are celebrating after winning 6 gold, 17 silver and 14 bronze medals in the UK Junior Maths Challenge.

Furthermore, Kitty Foster and Ben Hutchinson qualified for the next round – the Mathematical Olympiad – with Kitty scoring an impressive 124 marks out of the possible 135.

“This result is one of the best that King’s Ely Junior has ever had,” said maths teacher Audrienne Bezzina. “To achieve a certificate in the Maths Challenge is already an impressive result, but to obtain 37 certificates is outstanding. Furthermore, I am really pleased that Kitty and Ben have qualified for the Maths Olympiad. The determination that they have shown in their lessons and the extra maths work have clearly paid off. I wish them all the best for their result.”

Ben and Kitty have just received the results for the Olympiad too. Ben scored impressive marks and, as one of the top 25% scorers in the competition, Kitty received a Distinction. She was also awarded a bronze medal for two excellent solutions in the paper.

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