Loretto Mathematic Scores add up to a good result
28th March 2014

A quartet of talented Loretto School mathematicians has won through to the national final of a competition to represent the East of Scotland.


Jonathan Cunningham (13 from Lasswade), Daniel Dalland (14 from South Queensferry), Calum Ogilvie (12 from Pencailtand) and James Griffith (8 from Musselburgh) triumphed in the recent Team Maths Challenge at Edinburgh University.  The four Loretto pupils were competing against 23 other schools from the East of Scotland and took part in 4 rounds, each involving lots of problem solving and tricky arithmetic. After full marks in the first round they went on to win first place in the competition and have been invited to the national final in London on Monday 23 June.


For further information, please contact Mr Jonathan Hewat, Director of External Affairs, Loretto School, on 0131 653 4413 or


Attached photograph shows, left to right - Calum Ogilvie, Daniel Dalland, James Griffith, Dr Marjory McLeod (Loretto Maths teacher) and Jonathan Cunningham

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