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Physics Champions!

Physics Champions!

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Physics Champions!
Mel and Hannah, pictured with Physics Tutor Peter Ware and Principal Peter McGhee
Two SJR students have triumphed at the British Physics Olympiad, carrying off some prestigious awards.
Mel Pace achieved a Bronze level 2 and Hannah Cole achieved a commendation. The students completed three hours of exam questions at beyond A-level standard to achieve these impressive awards.
Mel achieved the joint highest of anyone ever at SJR. Only 13% of students in the country were awarded Bronze level 2. This ranks her in the top 972 students nationally. 
 
 

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