34 Upper College Biologists took part in the Royal Society of Biology’s Biology Olympiad competition. The national competition is composed of two online papers that push the competitors to new, challenging levels in the field of Biology. The results are in and the Cheltenham College students have done excellently. Aiko Fukuda (L6, Ch) and Guy Beynon (U6, Xt) both achieved silver medals by scoring in the top 15% nationally, whilst Anne-Marie Bowring (U6, Q), Sam Mendis (L6, Xt), Dougie Spencer (U6, S) and Georgina Hacker (U6, Ch) all achieved a bronze scoring in the top 23%. In addition, we had a record number of certificates with 10 students being awarded Highly Commended and 11 Commended.
Head of Biology, Miss Charlotte Knowles commented, “I am so proud of all of the students who took part and delighted to see so many being rewarded for their success.”