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Maths students represented Southwark College in the Further Education (FE) Maths Challenge London final organised by Mathematics Education Innovation (MEI). The group of students competed against colleges from across the capital, winning first place in the Go Forth category. 

The group of students participated in the Ein2steins and Go Forth categories, where they tested their skills on a range of maths games, Tarsia cards and Kahoot activities.  

The contestants won first place in the Go forth category following a tough competition. They received a certificate and a trophy for their participation in the challenge final. The winners are:

  • Zain Abdulkadir 
  • Roojina Albaji 
  • Hassan Ali 
  • Oguejiofor Kingseed Nzubechukwu 

Annette Cast, Principal at Southwark College, said: “I am delighted our students won first place in the FE Maths Challenge London final. It has been great to see them put their skills to the test while competing against teams from colleges across the capital.  

"Their win is a testament to their hard work, preparation, and motivation to succeed beyond their studies. I want to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners and to say well done to all the students who participated. We are all immensely proud of you!” 

In preparation for the challenge final, the students participated in a series of workshops and college competitions, including Kahoot games, Tarsia cards and jigsaw puzzle training. 

Zain Abdulkadir, Maths GCSE student, said: "Participating in the FE Maths Challenge London final has been a rewarding experience for me. It was amazing to be a part of the competition and test my skills against other Maths students from across London.  

"The challenge was an immersive experience for everyone who took part, and the support and encouragement we received from our teachers was excellent." 

MEI’s Further Education (FE) Maths Challenge is a competition for post-16 students working towards gaining a Functional Skills maths qualification or improving their GCSE Mathematics grade. 

For more information on our Maths courses, please visit southwark.ac.uk/maths  

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