Millfield celebrates success at UKMT Team Challenge Regional Final

Millfield hosted the UKMT (United Kingdom Mathematics Trust) Team Maths Challenge Regional Final, with 29 teams battling it out over the course of 4 hours for a chance to get through to the National Final.

Millfield entered two teams, each consisting of two Year 9 and two Year 8 pupils. Millfield’s ‘Team A’, made up of Yuhka (Year 9), Angel (Year 9), Emily (Year 8) and Caspian (Year 8) won the competition and will now compete in the National Final in London on 19 June. Team B, made up of Polly (Year 9), Maria (Year 9), Rebecca (Year 8) and James (Year 8) finished a very creditable 14th out of 29 teams.

All teams completed four rounds during the competition; a group round, a shuttle round, a cross number round and a relay.

Everyone competed well and went away with a sense of achievement and enjoyment in doing some mathematical problem solving.