News Chemistry Olympiad Success 08.06.2024

Collyer’s Chemistry students have enjoyed success in the Royal Society of Chemistry Olympiad, achieving awards ranging from bronze through to gold.

Chemistry teacher, Angela Cash explained: “Students tackled a two-hour paper featuring challenging chemistry questions based on fuel producing bacteria, women’s football, and minerals of iodine.”

The Olympiad is a national competition designed to stretch and challenge the top young chemists in the country.

Rob Hussey (Vice Principal, Curriculum) was delighted: “The students performed wonderfully and composed solutions to the difficult problems with great energy. The test gave them a great opportunity to crystalize much of their learning so far!”