Olympiad Awards for Top Chemists

Fourteen of Oundle’s top chemists received awards in the 2018 UK Chemistry Olympiad, including one Gold, five Silver and eight Bronze awards.

The UK Chemistry Olympiad is run by the Royal Society of Chemistry and is the leading chemistry competition for students in secondary education.

The first challenge for successful entrants was a written test of their chemical knowledge, based on real-world chemistry problems.

As one of the country’s 30 highest-scoring pupils in the first round, Kadi Sun (F) was invited to attend an intense residential second round over three days at the University of Cambridge in early April, from where the selection for the UK Olympiad team was finally selected.