22 April 2021
Abingdon has had a brilliantly successful year in the UK Linguistics Olympiad, with ten students achieving medals at the ferocious Advanced level. Three Abingdonians, Charlie Franklin, Joe Betts and Ethan Walker, won a Gold medal for making the top 5% nationally, and were selected to take part in the second round. Just 51 students in the country sat the paper, so reaching this level is in itself a huge achievement. Charlie was awarded a Merit, placing him in the top 25 in the country, and Ethan won a Distinction, having made the top twelve nationally. Congratulations to all three of them!