Biology News

The British Challenge is an annual competition, organised by the Royal Society of Biology, aimed at the top GCSE Scientists. This year there were 45,000 entries. This year 140 girls took part during Science Week.

The competition consists of 110 multiple choice questions testing all areas of Biology, including many topics not taught at GCSE Level, and is designed to challenge the most able students. Most of the girls felt challenged after the exam.

Congratulations to the following girls: Maria Aaroy (Gold), Ciara Scannell (Gold), Leah Dougan (Silver), Emma Bonner (Silver), Lucy Waugh (Silver), Niamh Carville (Bronze), Megan Turner (Bronze), Beth Mullan (Bronze), Hannah Gribben (Bronze), Zara McGarry (Bronze), Cliodhna Wilson (Bronze), Katie McGreevy (Bronze), Kieva Jamison (Bronze), Megan McGoldrick (Bronze), Aoibhinn Hughes (Bronze), Molly McGoldrick (Bronze), Niamh Dragonetti (Bronze), Christy Hilbert (Bronze), Sarah Iouani (Bronze), Cara Doherty (Bronze), Aoife Dickinson (Bronze) and Laura Brown (Bronze). 63 other girls were commended or highly commended. Well done to all pupils for achieving so well!!!