Latymer Upper Pupils Excel at Chemistry Olympiad

Two students from Shepherd's Bush win prizes

Daniel is pictured in the centre of the group

Latymer Upper School’s Chemistry Department is celebrating its results at this year’s Chemistry Olympiad.

Matilda (pictured below with fellow student Nikki) and Daniel from Shepherd’s Bush who won a silver and a bronze respectively. Matilda with her fellow students, Ellen and Sofia came in the top 23% to take silver and Daniel and Nikki came in the top 33% achieving Bronze. Enrico from Earls Court came in the top 9%, achieving Gold!

“With over 8,500 entrants to this year’s Chemistry Olympiad, I am delighted that Enrico and his fellow students achieved such stunning results,” said Ed Forbes, Head of Chemistry at Latymer Upper School. “These are excellent achievements in the Chemistry Olympiad which is designed to challenge and inspire, and is a unique opportunity for students to push themselves further and excel in the chemistry field. A huge thank you to Mr Paul for guiding and preparing our top Chemists for this challenge.”

Matilda (right) with fellow student Nikki
Matilda (right) with fellow student Nikki

The UK Chemistry Olympiad is the leading chemistry competition for secondary students across the British Isles.

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June 6, 2022