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Prep Regional Science Quiz Success

Many congratulations to the two Birkdale Prep Science Quiz teams who came 1st and 3rd in the regional heat of the Y5 & Y6 Quiz Club Science competition.


All of Prep 3 and Prep 4 had taken part in trials resulting in 8 boys winning through to represent Birkdale in last week's event.

Excitement mounted as teams from Ashdell, Nottingham High, Worksop College Prep School, Bradford Grammar and S. Anselms arrived at Clarke House and prepared to do battle!

Despite some fiendishly difficult questions it soon became clear that 3 teams were moving clear of the field namely S. Anselms team 2 and Birkdale Prep teams 1 & 2. Throughout the quiz the two Birkdale teams traded 2nd & 3rd place but could not quite catch S. Anselms team 2. However going into the last question, Birkdale Prep team 2 needed to get 100 points and hope that S. Anselms failed to score in order to snatch a dramatic equal 1st placing. Amazingly this happened and the quizmaster quickly found an extra trophy to award the boys.

This fantastic result means that Birkdale team 2 joins S. Anselms team 2 in the North of England semi-finals. Very well done to the following boys and to Ms Black:

Birkdale Prep team 2:

Matthew Morris, Simon Peng, Jacob Jordan, Sam Richards

Birkdale Prep team 1:

Ben Marks, Thomas Hernandez, Aamir Petkar, Samuel Gleadall

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