OSFC top college in Senior Team Maths Challenge (STMC)

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IMG_9595Oldham Sixth Form College played host to teams from 19 other colleges, and schools across the North West in one of the heats for the Senior Team Maths Challenge (STMC) on Tuesday 18 November, finishing fourth overall and first among the colleges who attended,  The event was co-ordinated by the Further Mathematics Support Programme at the School of Mathematics in the University of Manchester.

The STMC is for students in years 11, 12 and 13 and tests mathematical, communication and teamwork skills. Each team consisted of four Year 11, 12 or 13 (or equivalent) students with no more than two students from Year 13. There were 3 rounds – a group round, a cross number round (like a crossword but with different people having the across and down clues), and a mini relay round.

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