British Physics Olympiad results

Five KES students took part in the first round of the British Physics Olympiad this year.   The competition comprises a three hour examination, featuring incredibly difficult problems on all aspects of Physics that reach well beyond the A Level syllabus.

All five students performed extremely well. Charlotte Bassett, Bruce Carpenter and Patrick Miller each achieved a Commendation whislt Jordan Abbott was placed in the top 360 students in the country and attained a Silver medal.  Ewan Murphy was placed in the top 160 students in the country and attained a Gold medal award and a book prize.