City of Norwich School

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge Champions

Well done to our Year 7 and Year 8 students, for their fantastic achievements in the Junior Maths Challenges.  

The challenges began back in April, with 85 entries resulting in CNS students achieving 9 Gold Certificates, 9 Silver Certificates and 19 Bronze Certificates.  

From there, the very highest performers were invited to take part in the Junior Mathematical Olympiad or the Junior Kangaroo.

An extra special well done goes to the following students for their outstanding achievements: 

Ethan Chaney for achieving the following: 

Best in School 

Best in Year 8 

Gold Certificate

Junior Olympiad Qualification

Samuel Palmer for achieving the following: 

Best in Year 7 

Gold Certificate 

Junior Olympiad Distinction

Tim Bongaerts for achieving the following: 

Gold Certificate

Junior Kangaroo Qualification

Benjamin Drew for achieving the following: 

Gold Certificate 

Junior Kangaroo Merit 

The Maths Challenges are part of the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT), a registered charity whose aim is to advance the education of children and young people in mathematics. The UKMT organises national mathematics competitions and other mathematical enrichment activities for 11-18 year old UK school pupils.

In the last academic year over 650,000 pupils from 4,500 schools took part in three individual challenges, the UK's biggest national maths competitions.

The Junior Challenge is aimed at students in Year 8 or below. It is the UK's most popular mathematics competition with over 300 000 students taking part each year.


Ethan Chaney 

From left to right: Alex Woollett, Samuel Palmer, Florence Bullion, Gracie Rae

Tim Bongaerts

Benjamin Drew