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West Midlands' Primary Schools 
KES Maths Challenge - Borcherds' Winners 2016/17          
(Year 6)


Ewan Denniston (6G), Rohan Reynolds-Korotania (6B), Asher Wei (6G), Thomas Haldane (6B) and Mrs Nicole Phillips (Director of Admissions at KES)


"The boys should be extremely proud of this achievement.  They were completing against some of the most able mathematicians across the county and to win the entire competition, demonstrates their exceptional ability and passion for maths. Well done boys!" (Miss Howarth - G&T Co-ordinator)



The KES maths challenge is a fun competition designed for teams of four able Year 6 pupils.
Schools from all over the West Midlands are invited to take part and the heats are held throughout the Autumn term with the winning Teams taking part in the final in January. There are two elements to the competition:

  • A crossnumber which will involves team members working together to solve as many clues of a mathematical crossword as they can.
  • A relay race where the team splits into two pairs and each pair have to solve a mathematical puzzle before passing on the next mathematical puzzle to the other half of their team.


West Midlands' Primary Schools 
KES Maths Challenge - Winners 2015/16           
(Year 6)

Hanisha Tahli (6G), Rick Zheng (6G), Ahura Barazesh (6G) and Jack Herbert (6G) performed exceptionally well and beat over 100 other schools throughout the County to WIN the Borcherds Shield - Well done!


The St. Peter's Team comprising of Seth Allen (4H), Samuel Rotherham (4H), Ewan Dennistan (4H) and Thomas Haldane (4H) performed exceptionally well in this competition.

They came 1st in their heat, beating 11 other West Midlands' schools to secure their place in the final. 

In the Final, they competed against 11 other schools, who had also won or come second in their heats.  They performed magnificently to secure he Runner's Up spot. 

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