Recently over 300 of our pupils were among over 140,000 UK pupils participating in the 2017 UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge during ICT classes. This is a 40 minute online, problem-solving challenge aimed at raising awareness of Computer Science in a fun and rewarding way.
The following received ‘Best in School’ certificates in their category:
Junior Category Madalyn Bailie 8B
Intermediate Category Nathan Gibney 9G
Senior Category Filip Misiarz Y12
Elite Category Luke Balfour and Philip Billimore Y14
The remaining pupils received Distinction, Merit or Participation Certificates.
25 of our Y8 pupils and 7 of our Middle School pupils were in the top 10% in the UK in their respective categories.
The competition is sponsored by Oxford University, Google, The Raspberry Pi Foundation, ARM(supplier of microprocessor technology) and CAS (Computing at School)