Maths Olympiad and Senior Inter-House Maths Competition - St Andrew's College

Maths Olympiad and Senior Inter-House Maths Competition

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March 27, 2024

Maths Olympiad and Senior Inter-House Maths Competition

82 St Andrew’s College boys recently took part in Round 1 of the South African Maths Olympiad, with four-fifths of them making it through to the second round. Particular congratulations go to Carter Peinke, Nicholas Goussard and Robbie Kruse who all scored 80% or more in the Grade 8 paper. In the Grade 9 paper, Felix Jackson scored 90%, Rafael Carrara scored 95%, and Thomas Rivett-Carnac scored a perfect 100%. In the Senior paper, top honours went to Alastair de Kock who scored 90%.

The Maths Olympiad results also played an important part in the Senior Interhouse Maths Competition. After combining the Relay and Olympiad components the final standings are:

6th     Mullins

5th     Upper

4th     Merriman

3rd     Graham

2nd     Armstrong; and

1st     place, finishing with a commanding lead, Espin.

Congratulations to everyone who took part, and to Espin for taking the title of Senior Interhouse Maths Champions of 2024.

Dr Duncan Samson