Bebras - Amesbury pupils hit high notes in Oxford University Computer Challenge for Schools - Amesbury School

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Nine Amesbury pupils came in the top 10% in the country in a junior computing competition and two were in the top 10% in the intermediate competition.

These pupils have been awarded Gold certificates by the university and are invited to take part in the next round of the competition.

What are the Bebras?

  • The Bebras Computing Challenge introduces computational thinking to students.
  • It is organised by Hertford College Oxford University in over 50 countries and designed to get students aged 6 to 18 all over the world excited about computing.
  • Each participant answer questions that focus on computational and logical thinking.
  • Anyone can participate, the questions only require thinking skills

Who took part at Amesbury

  • All pupils in Year 6, 7 and 8 took part.
  • Year 6 and 7 in the Junior competition in which there were 87,115 participants and year 8 in the intermediate competition where there were¬†155,818.
  • Pupils have already received their certificates and we are very proud of everyone for having a go.

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