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BBO and IBO Challenge 2020


Over 9500 students took part in the British Biology Olympiad 2020.


BBO top scoring schools

England - St Paul’s School, London
Northern Ireland - Thornhill College
Scotland - George Watson's College
Wales - Cardiff Sixth Form College

Top school overall - St Paul’s School, London


IBO Challenge Team Selection

The International Biology Olympiad 2020 had been cancelled, however a remotely-conducted IBO Challenge instead took place.

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

Adam Agbamu - Bancroft's School
Juliet Anderson - Reigate Grammar School
Eugene Cheng - Brighton College
Noah Grodzinski - University College School
Gurkirat Khokhar - Herschel Grammar School
Ranya Kumar - Norwich School
James Leese-Weller - Bolton School Boy's Division
William Leung - Winchester College
Seyed Sepehr Mousavi - Whitley Academy
John Mulford - The Judd School
Olivia Nutt - St Paul's School, London
Jack Rodden - The Bedford Sixth Form
Ciaran Sandhu - Marling School
Siddharth Sasindran - Reading School
Bocheng Xiao - Magdalen College School
Kexin Xu - Westminister School