British Biology Olympiad

Royal Society of Biology Competition

The British Biology Olympiad is an annual competition, organised by the Royal Society of Biology, aimed at the top A Level Biologists. This year there were 7200 entries.

The competition consists of 90 multiple choice questions testing all areas of Biology, including many topics not taught at A Level, and is designed to challenge the most able students.


Congratulations to the following Upper Sixth Form students who achieved excellent results and were awarded certificates and medals:

Highly Commended – Salonee Shah
Bronze Medal – Grace Collum
Silver Medals – Alice Galatola & Emily Winter
Gold Medal – Kathryn Jaitly

Special congratulations go to Kathryn Jaitly who scored in the top 150 out of 7200 entries, i.e. in the top 2% of A Level Biologists in Britain!