St Laurence Juniors has announced a remarkable achievement in the world of mathematics education as its students have reached the national finals of the prestigious Emile Multiplication Tables Cup.
The pupils, under the guidance of their dedicated teachers, have demonstrated their exceptional arithmetic skills, determination, and love for mathematics throughout the competition.
Thousands of children took part in the qualifying rounds and more than 3.6 million questions were answered correctly. St Laurence had five pupils finish within the top 20 in their league (9th place: Nwammachukwu Udeh, 11th place: Darcie Bath, 12th place: Charlie Holt, 16th: Laiton Smith) and a special mention to Ethan Ni who topped the leaderboard with an incredible 6,952 correct answers given over the 3 days of the qualifying rounds.
Louise Buckland, Deputy Head & Maths Lead, expressed immense pride in the pupils accomplishment, saying: “This is an extraordinary achievement for our school. Our students have shown incredible commitment and talent, and we are excited to see them compete at the national level.”
Year 6 pupil, Darcie Bath, said: “I really enjoyed taking part because it was great fun and very competitive. I am so excited for the National finals!”
St Laurence thanked the students, their parents, and the entire school community for their support throughout the competition. The school encourages all supporters to rally behind the pupils as they prepare for the national finals of the Emile Multiplication Tables Cup, scheduled to take place next week.