Biology Competitions

Society of Biology

BBO and IBO 2017


Over 7500 students took part in the British Biology Olympiad 2017. Top scoring students were invited to an awards ceremony at IET London: Savoy Place.


BBO top scoring schools

England - Queen Elizabeth's School for Boys
Northern Ireland - Portadown College
Scotland - The High School of Glasgow
Wales - Cardiff Sixth Form College

Top school overall - Queen Elizabeth's School for Boys


IBO Team Selection

147 students took an additional theory paper and the top 16 were invited to compete for a place in the team which represented the UK at the International Biology Olympiad. The top 16 included:

Jamie Baudry - Wellington College
William Chadwick - Reading School
Jiaqi Chen - The Perse School
Candice Chow - St Catherine's School
Eleanor Craven - Peter Symonds College
Rebecca Eden - St Paul's Girls' School
Thea Fennell - Hills Road Sixth Form College
Nathan Hancock - Nottingham High School
Naail Kashif-Khan - City of London School for Boys
Regan Lee - Devonport High School for Boys
Anthony Lim - King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys
Isobel Marchant - Old Palace of John Whitgift School
Jakob Marshall - Norwich School
Ben Norris - Bancroft's School
Edward Tough - Bishop Wordsworth's School
Mark Withers - Silverdale School


IBO UK team

The UK team of four students all won medals at the International Biology Olympiad 2017 in the UK:

Jamie Baudry - Bronze
William Chadwick - Silver
Jiaqi Chen - Gold
Rebecca Eden - Bronze