Biology Competitions

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Outsanding result for UK team at the International Biology Olympiad!

Following record participation in the British Biology Olympiad, four students were selected to represent the UK in Bali. They competed against students from 60 countries. all of whom were the winners of their national competitions. The full medals table can be found here.

Gold medal - Adam Heath (Winchester College)
Silver medal - Dia Ghose (North London Collegiate School)
Silver medal - Josh Dickerson (Poole Grammar School)
Bronze medal - Rebecca Peel (Bilborough College)

Many congratulations to Adam, Dia, Josh and Rebecca for achieving the UK's best result for five years in the face of increasingly fierce international competition!

Their achievements have been recognised in an Early Day Motion in Parliament.


British Biology Olympiad results.

Top School: Westminster School

Top School in Northern Ireland: Portadown College

Top School in Scotland: St Aloysius's College

Top School in Wales: Cardiff Sixth Form College


Soham Bandyopadhyay- Reading School
Harriet Bedford Haberdashers' - Aske's School for Girls
Joshua Breedon - Reading School
Stephanie Cornwell - Peter Symonds College
Alex Cranston - Westminster School
Samuel Deans - Magdalen College School
Josh Dickerson - Poole Grammar School
Eric Edmond - St Albans School
Dia Ghose - North London Collegiate School
Siddarth Gupta - The Judd School
Adam Heath - Winchester College
Joseph Levin - St Paul's School
Elinor Macnab - St. Helen and St. Katherine
Rebecca Peel - Bilborough College
Harry Potts - Magdalen College School
Alex Tough - Bishop Wordsworth's School