We would like to congratulate our twelve finalist schools that will be competing in the #WinAtSchool Final at the University of Reading on 1st July 2015. The schools are as follows:
Bourne Grammar School, Lincolnshire
Colyton Grammar School, Devon
Dame Alice Owen’s School, Hertfordshire
Devonport High School for Boys, Devon
Kendrick School, Berkshire
Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School, Lincolnshire
Malmesbury School, Wiltshire
Marling School, Gloucestershire
Saint Olave’s Grammar School, Kent
Sale Grammar School, Cheshire
The Blue Coat School, Liverpool, Merseyside
Warwick School, Warwickshire
We would like to thank all the teachers and pupils who took part, as usual the standard has been very high.
The grand final will consist of a team of four pupils from each school competing to win a top prize of £2,500. This year the event will be hosted by Dr Vicky Neale, Whitehead Lecturer at the Mathematical Institute and Balliol College at the University of Oxford, while Neil Sheldon, the Royal Statistical Society’s vice president for education and statistical literacy, will present the prizes.
Read the press release here and follow along online on the day with the hash tag #WinAtSchool.
In case this is your first time visiting the site; WinAtSchool is an online competition, in statistics and mathematics for Year 7 to 11 pupils in England and Wales; P7 to S4 in Scotland; and Year 8 to 12 in Northern Ireland. The competition is fun and easy to enter, with prizes for winning schools:
FIRST PRIZE: £2,500
SECOND PRIZE: £1,000
THIRD PRIZE: £500
The competition is operated by The International Centre for Statistical Education With Plymouth University & sponsored by Winton Capital Management.
The 2015 competition is now closed but you are welcome to try the practice quiz and use any of our resources.