On Wednesday the 1st of July at Venue Reading the final of the Winton Capital Management National School Mathematics & Statistics Competition took place.
After three rounds of 14 questions on topics including percentages, probability, algebraic graphs, reasoning, geometry and more the wining team scoring an impressive 119 out of a possible 126, and walking away with a cash prize of £2,500, were Marling School from Gloucestershire.
Second place went to Colyton Grammar School from Devon (£1,000), while third went to Bourne Grammar School from Lincolnshire (£500). You can read all about the final over at WinAtSchool.org.uk.
The event was hosted by Neil Sheldon, the Royal Statistical Society’s vice president for education and statistical literacy, while the quiz master for this year was Dr Vicky Neale, Whitehead Lecturer at the Mathematical Institute and Balliol College at the University of Oxford.
Well done to all 12 teams that made it to final and thank you to our sponsor, Winton Capital Management, for making it happen.