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British Maths Olympiad Round 2 Awards

Scoring

Scoring rules for the British Maths Olympiad Round 2 are as follows:

  • Each question, which require full written solutions, is worth 10 points
  • Marks awarded depend on the clarity of the participants Mathematical presentation. We advise working in rough first, then writing up your best attempt
  • One or two complete solutions will gain far more credit than partial attempts for all four questions

Awards and Thresholds

The top scoring students will receive a Certificate of Distinction or a Certificate of Merit depending on their score.

Each qualifying student receives a Certificate of Qualification or Participation depending on their entry route.

The 2024 award thresholds are:

Distinction 15+

Merit 6+

Year

Senior Kangaroo

BMO

Round 1 

BMO2 Round 2

 

Merit

Merit

Distinction

BMO2 invite

Bronze Medal

Silver Medal

Gold Medal

Merit

Distinction

2024

6

15

2023

50

13

30

Y13: 43

Y12: 42

Y11: 39

Y10: 37

44

49

58

7

11

2022

40

12

25

Y13: 38

Y12: 36

Y11: 34

Y10: 33

39

43

51

10

17

2021

45

11

21

Y13: 33

Y12: 32

Y11: 31

Y10: 29

33

38

45

6

18

2020

55

10

18

Y13: 27

Y12: 26

Y11: 24

Y10: NA

29

34

40

7

15

 

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