A seven-year-old British boy was celebrating after passing a maths exam normally undertaken by students more than twice his age. Jude Alli, who took the test when he was six and received a D grade, said he found maths easy and had been “very excited” to sit the exam.To see important ads, turn off your ad blocker! Article continued below:
“I was just trying to learn and learn and learn,” he said.
His mother said her son had shown intelligence from an early age, walking when he was just seven months old and talking when he was little more than a year old, the Independent newspaper said.
High school students across Britain received their exam results on Thursday, called GCSEs or General Certificate of Secondary Education.
Another boy, eight, breezed through the maths exam, which is normally undertaken by sixteen-year-olds.
Xavier Gordon-Brown is thought to be the youngest person to have obtained an A, the highest mark for a GCSE, the BBC reported.
Xavier reads maths text books for pleasure, and according to his mother, knew his times tables by the age of two and a half.
“When he does something he likes to do it well but the exam didn’t bother him. To him it’s just maths,” his mother Erica said. “He hasn’t been hot-housed. He sets himself very high standards and to be honest it can drive me to distraction sometimes.”
Xavier also plays three musical instruments and speaks three languages. I feel sorry for him, so let’s smile!
To Learn and humor.
Summer vacation is over, and that’s no laughing matter. But you can go back to the classroom with a smile on your face, thanks to these funny jokes about school.
Luke comes home from his first day of school, and his mother asks, “What did you learn today?”
“Not enough,” Luke replies. “They said I have to go back tomorrow.”
David: Why did the broom get a poor grade in school?
Dan: I don’t know. Why?
David: Because it was always sweeping during class!
Luke: Why did the M&M go to school?
Stan: I’m stumped.
Luke: Because he really wanted to be a Smartie!
Joe: What’s the king of all school supplies?
Moe: I don’t know. What?
Joe: The ruler.
Teacher: Class, we will have only half a day of school this morning.
Teacher: We will have the other half this afternoon.
Hunter: What has given Mr. Bubbles nightmares since elementary school?
Josh: Beats me.
Hunter: Pop quizzes!
What kind of school do you go to if you’re…
…an ice cream man? Sundae school.
…a giant? High school.
…a surfer? Boarding school.
…King Arthur? Knight school.
All The Best!