Elmhurst Boys excel in Computational Thinking Challenge

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19th January 2018 | Key Stage 2

Elmhurst Boys excel in Computational Thinking Challenge

In November, all boys in Years 3 to 6 joined pupils from 30 countries to take part in the Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge.

The boys all did brilliantly and Ethan C and Keshav S (Junior Level) received an invite to take part in the TCS Oxford Computing Challenge in March.

The Bebras Challenge is a competition aimed at raising awareness of Computer Science in a fun and rewarding way. Computational thinking involves using a set of problem-solving skills and techniques that software engineers use to write programs and apps. Examples of these techniques include the ability to break down complex tasks into more simple components, algorithm design, pattern recognition, pattern generalisation and abstraction.

Congratulations to the boys and we wish them the best of luck for their next challenge.

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