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Linguistics Olympiad


Linguistics Olympiad Club runs weekly on Friday lunchtimes from 1.00pm to 1.30pm in L7  throughout the school year to work on linguistic tasks of the sort that are tested in the UKLO (UK Linguistics Olympiad) Competition which takes place in February.

The next competition will take place in February 2018.

This year (2016-17) the competition took place on 8 February 2017, and we entered teams at Intermediate and Advanced Level.

Certificate status was achieved by the following students:

Advanced Level:

Silver  David Veres

Bronze Ellie MacLeod

Intermediate Level:

Bronze  Marrium Chughtai, Iolanta Spanner, Isobel Searles, Sophie Ridley

Last academic year (2015-16), the competition took place on Monday 1 February 2016, and we entered teams at both Advanced and Intermediate Level.

Certificates were achieved by the following students:

Advanced Level:

Gold David Veres

Silver Toby Saer (who missed out on Gold by less than 1%)

Intermediate Level:

Gold Matthew Barber, Ina Cho, Georgia Everest, Henry Marden, Ethan Sharpe, Iona Todd, Eleanor Turner

Silver Grace Bailey, Isobel Searles, Iolanta Spanner

Bronze Marrium Chughtai, Naomi Lee, Georgia Stonadge

In 2014-15 we entered teams at both Intermediate and Advanced Level, winning Bronze, Silver and Gold medals as follows:

Advanced Level:

Silver Toby Saer

Bronze Curtis Crowley and David Veres

Intermediate Level:

Gold  Max Ivens and Lucy Allinson

Silver Iona Todd and Eleanor Turner

Bronze Henry Marden

If you are interested in trying out some of these tasks for yourself, see the training video here and try this starter task or explore the various links on the UKLO website here.