The Perse School

Alex Thinks his way to Success

24 Feb 2017

 Alexander Walker, Year 9, is celebrating this week after coming second in a national Thinking Challenge competition.

The prestigious UK BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge attracted over 50,000 entries from students across the UK.

The competition is designed to test a students’ ability to think logically and solve difficult mathematical tasks.

Nationally, Alex is one of only 38 top-achieving students from Years 8 & 9 who took part in the Intermediate Level Final, held at the Department of Computer Science at Oxford University.

The competition is a problem solving contest that aims to get students excited about computing and computational thinking.

Listen to Alex Walker talking more about his experience.




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