Torpoint Sixth Form Students Success in UK Maths Competition!
Seven of our top mathematicians in Years 12 and 13 took part in the UK Senior Maths Challenge in November. The Maths Challenge is a one and a half hour paper that contains a variety of questions that involve puzzles, problems, logic as well as Maths, which make them challenging and enjoyable to those taking part. It is a national competition with the best mathematicians from all over the UK taking part. The paper is designed to challenge the most able students and get them to think about the Maths skills that they need to use. There were fantastic results at Torpoint Community College with five of the students participating receiving awards.
Sam Wainwright (Year 12), Max Greenham (Year 12) and Jon Paul Gill (Year 13) all achieved Bronze certificates. Tom Lancaster of Year 12 also achieved a Bronze certificate alongside Best in Year 12.
Alex Watkins of Year 13 achieved a Silver certificate which puts him in the top 30% of mathematicians of his age in the country! He also received the Best in Year 13 and Best in School Certificate.