Fareham Academy students shine in maths challenge

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Students from Fareham Academy have been presented with certificates to recognise their success in the UK Maths Challenge.

Between them, students from the academy achieved 2 gold, 7 silver and 19 bronze certificates.

And Year 8 student Jamie Ruddick qualified as one of the top 1,000 highest-scoring students nationally in the UK maths challenge Olympiad, a feat hailed as 'an amazing achievement' by headteacher Adele Deasy.

She added: 'Once again I am immensely proud of the success of our students at Fareham Academy.

'They have been rewarded for demonstrating a mastery of high performance in mathematics.'

More than 500,000 students across the country compete in the maths challenge each year with roughly 6 per cent receiving a gold certificate, 13 per cent silver and 21 per cent bronze.