Romsey School pupils named winners at this year’s University of Southampton Maths Challenge.

Three students from Romsey have been named as winners in the prestigious Southampton University Maths Challenge 2021.

The Challenge involved completing a booklet of interesting and amusing maths problems that students had to solve whilst evidencing hoe they got there answer.

There were two levels of entry, a senior and a junior level.

The school would like to Congratulate Garam Lee, Year 10, who has been awarded First Prize in the Senior Challenge and Jessica Gardiner and Kinshuk Roy, Year 7, who have both been awarded a Certificate of Merit in the Junior Challenge.

All the winners and their families attended a virtual award event on the evening of 30th June to celebrate their success.

They were also treated to a talk by Professor James W. Anderson on “Pythagoras, Fermat, Beal and a `million-dollar question`.

Maths Teacher, Miss Moore said: “I was delighted to submit 31 entries from The Romsey School in the Junior Challenge and 26 in the Senior Challenge.

“The standard of entries was exceptionally high this year, with 33 schools participating in the Junior Challenge and 25 in the Senior Challenge. In total there were over 1000 entries.