Junior Maths Challenge

Pupils at Cowbridge Comprehensive school achieved 5 golds, 7 silvers, 3 bronzes in this year's UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 260,000 pupils from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze.

Cowbridge Comprehensives highest performers were:


Lewis Prichard

Emily Wright

Joseph Green

Caleb Lewis

Jack Chapman


Owen John

Jack Field

Zara Bourne

Josef Sharp

Olivia Greenslade

William Miles

Eloise Rathbone jones


Tegan Tedder

Isabella Vaughan

Evan O’connor

A special mention must also go to Lewis Prichard and Emily Wright. Both came in the top 7200 students and have been invited to sit a follow-on competition, the kangaroo challenge.

The Junior Maths Challenge is run by the UK Mathematics Trust and supported by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. It is aimed at those in Years 7 and 8 and is sat in school. Further information about the trust and its activities is available at www.ukmt.org.uk .