Year 9 pupil achieves top 1% score in national Bebras Challenge

Year 9 pupil George Satchwell has scored in the top 1% of pupils across the country in the Intermediate category of the national Bebras computational thinking challenge.

All Year 9 pupils, as well as computer scientists in Years 10 and above took part in the competition, which involves a series of questions designed to test pupils’ skills of logical reasoning and problem solving.

Other top performances in Year 9 included: Samuel Le Boutillier, Kai Kai Fan, James Champion, Ed Neylan, James Sclater, Luke Sloman, Annabelle Montagu and Anthony Davies.

In the Senior (Years 10 and 11) category, Year 10 Lucas Hobbs achieved the highest score from Millfield, finishing in the top 5% nationally.

Jacob St-Germain and Ed Brodskiy also had the joint best score in the Elite (Sixth Form) category.