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Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School Horncastle

DofE practiceSixty six students in Years 9 and 10 took part in the Bronze Practice Expedition in the Lincolnshire Wolds on 19th-20th May. All the students walked in good spirits and worked well in their teams. The weather was a little wet at times but their spirits weren’t dampened. Everyone is looking forward to the actual expedition in July.


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QEGS students achieved 7 golds, 16 silvers and 21 bronzes in this year's UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 250,000 students from across the UK sat the challenge with approximately the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze. Well done to all that took part. Special congratulations to Amanda Platt (Yr8) , Adam Zarien, Isaac Keeling and Owen Wilkinson (Yr7) who have qualified to take part in the Junior Mathematical Kangaroo due to their impressive scores. This will take place on Tuesday June 13th 2017.

UKMT certificate

The Sixth Form mathematicians gained impressive UKMT Individual Senior Mathematics Challenge results consisting of four gold, nine silver and 17 bronze. Harry Elliot and Karan Gupta have been selected to go through to the Senior Kangaroo and Oscar Simpson and Joshua Smailes have been invited to participate in the British Mathematical Olympiad. Only 1,000 invitations for the British Mathematical Olympiad are sent to pupils who score highly in the Senior Challenge each November.