Biology Competitions

Society of Biology

BBO and IBO 2016

British Biology Olympiad results

Over 7200 students took part in the 2016 British Biology Olympiad. Those who achieved Gold, Silver or Bronze were invited to attend the 2016 awards ceremony at the Royal Institution.

The top schools:

England - St Paul's School
Northern Ireland - Banbridge Academy
Scotland – The High School of Glasgow
Wales - Cardiff Sixth Form College

Top school overall = St Paul's School

Team selection for the 2016 International Biology Olympiad.

150 students took a third theory paper in March and the top 16 were invited to compete for a place in the team which represented the UK at the International Biology Olympiad in Vietnam. Team selection took place at the University of Warwick in April. In alphabetical order:

Matthew Bagley - Charterhouse
Grace Bowland - Kimbolton School
Toby Brooks - Eastbourne College
Salvador Buse - The Perse School
Alexander Cheveley - Westminster School
Yasmeen Cooper - Westminster School
Louis Fabrizio - St Paul's School
Nicholas Fan - City of London School for Boys
Benjamin Garforth - Norwich School
Matthew Harris - Winchester College
Maria Ionescu - Reigate Grammar School
Alexander Sokolnik - Peter Symonds College
Charlene Tang - Chelmsford County High School for Girls
Mark Thornton - Royal Grammar School Guildford
Sam Turner - St Paul's School
Rosamond van Wingerden - King's Ely

Many congratulations to the team of four students who all won medals!

Bronze - Matthew Bagley - Charterhouse
Silver - Salvador Buse - The  Perse School
Silver - Mark Thornton - Royal Grammar School Guildford
Silver - Sam Turner - St Paul's School