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Student Makes Final of UK Bebras Computing Challenge

Posted on 12th December 2016

Rees Newton-Sealey has qualified for the UK Bebras Computing Challenge Final being held at the University of Oxford in January

This term more than 120 A Level Computer Science students took part in the UK Bebras Computing Challenge. This is a national competition testing students’ computational thinking and problem solving skills. Over 25% of our students were awarded a certificate of Distinction.

Rees Newton-Sealey, who studies A Level Computer Science, Mathematics and BTEC Level 3 IT, gained the highest score in College and has qualified for the final at the University of Oxford which takes place in January.

The Computer Science and IT Department provide a variety of extra-curricular opportunities. This year students have taken part in an outward-bound activity day, a trip to the EGX gaming exhibition and talks on artificial intelligence and programming.

Mark Ridgway, Head of Computer Science/IT