Top of the Class!… Abbey College Manchester’s Marvellous Mathematicians

4th January 21

A talented group of mathematicians from Abbey College Manchester have excelled in a prestigious competition, with one student placing in the top 10% nationally.

Four students from the college put their knowledge to the ultimate test as they competed against mathematicians across the nation in the UK Mathematics Trust Senior Maths Challenge. This was held online this year due to the current restrictions. The students secured much-coveted Bronze, Silver and Gold awards after taking on the on the challenge, which encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought and fluency.

Sangmin soared to success in the prestigious competition, securing an outstanding Gold award for his academic talent, which is awarded to the top 10% of entrants. Additional significant achievements came from Shun and Will who received a Silver accolade, placing them in the top 20%, and Jakhangir who placed in the top 30% and was awarded a desirable Bronze award.

Liz Elam, Principal at Abbey College Manchester commented, “We are exceptionally proud of our students for exceling in this challenging national test, despite the circumstances that this year has thrown upon us.

“At Abbey College Manchester, we encourage all students to broaden their horizons beyond the classroom to develop and build on their skills. The UK Mathematics Trust challenges are one of the many activities that support our academic curriculum, forming an integral part of the wider education and college experience.”