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Harrow sixth formers ace prestigious physics contest

Avanti House Sixth Formers in Harrow are celebrating Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards in the British Physics Olympiad (BPhO).

This prestigious competition promotes the study of physics and highlights exceptional talent in young physicists. Talented Avanti House science students from Year 12 and Year 13 embraced the challenge, delving into the world of physics and tackling difficult problems with determination.

Shaveta Julka, Acting head of Science and Head of Physics said: “Winning Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards is no small feat, and it’s a true testament to their dedication and hard work,” she said.

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“Excelling in this challenge demonstrates not only their understanding of complex physics concepts but also the ability to apply them in real-world situations. Winning an award is recognition of talent, competitiveness, and impact on students and the scientific community.”

Simon Arnell, Principal, said: “Participating in the British Physics Olympiad (BPhO) showcases Avanti House’s commitment to academic excellence in physics. Motivating students to excel in STEM subjects can lead to recognition for both students and teachers and provides networking opportunities and fosters a culture of academic ambition within the school.”

To compete in the British Physics Olympiad (BPhO), students need to prepare for the competition by studying physics concepts covered in their curriculum and practicing problem-solving skills.

Their performance is scored, and based on their scores, students may receive awards or recognition at various levels, such as certificates, medals, or invitations to summer schools or further training camps.

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