Number 1 in the UK

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On Friday 6th November, the World Educational Games released their league table of competition results. Over 6 million pupils participated in the games from 20 thousand schools  in 159 countries around the world.

St Martin’s School in Northwood received the top scores for literacy in Year 8 and Year 4 in the United Kingdom.

Rohan Puri was placed as number 1 in the UK and 5th place in the world for Year 8. This was followed in 2nd position by Rohan Kothari also in St Martin’s Year 8 who was 2nd in the UK and 8th place globally.

In Year 4 Yash Madhaparia reached number 1 in the UK and 4th in the world.

St. Martin’s School was the inaugural winner of The Times Spelling Bee. Since then the pupils have won numerous other competitions for imaginative writing, many of which resulted in publication.

Linda Flynn, Head of English at St. Martin’s School said, “We are tremendously proud of our boys. It is fantastic that they are able to achieve excellent results for accuracy as well as creativity.”

Rohan Puri in Year 8 commented, “I’m absolutely and utterly thrilled to have done so well!”

Rohan Kothari added, “I am delighted. The words were quite challenging, but due to the hard work and encouragement from my teachers, as well as my peers, I managed to do quite well. I also heard today that my story has been published in the Shout About! writing magazine.”

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