Biology Competitions

Society of Biology

BBO and IBO 2019


Over 9400 students took part in the British Biology Olympiad 2019. Top scoring students were invited to an awards ceremony at IET London: Savoy Place.


BBO top scoring schools

England - Magdalen College School, Oxford
Northern Ireland - Portadown College
Scotland - George Watson's College
Wales - Cardiff Sixth Form College

Top school overall - Magdalen College School, Oxford


IBO Team Selection

The top 16 were invited to compete for a place in the team which represented the UK at the International Biology Olympiad. The students included:

Megan Evans - Beaconsfield High School
Owen Harries - Trinity School
Iona Harrison - Charterhouse
James Hubbard - Westminster School
Oliver Hutchings - Brighton College
Thomas Kelly - Peter Symonds College
Ethan Kidd - Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Ina Kruger - Chelmsford County High School for Girls
Henry London - Magdalen College School
James Panayis - Sandringham School
Ben Robinson - Marling School
Julie Tang - Chelmsford County High School for Girls
Kate Tilley - John Mason School
Elizabeth Torley - Greenhead College
Gemini Waterhouse - The Sixth Form College, Colchester
Henry Wei - Warwick School


IBO UK team

The UK team of four students all won medals at the International Biology Olympiad 2018 in Iran:

Ina Kruger - Silver
James Panayis - Bronze
Ben Robinson - Silver
Henry Wei - Silver