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The British Informatics Olympiad - Entry Form

If you are a teacher in a school or college wishing to enter students for the 2021 British Informatics Olympiad, please use this form to send us your details before 12 January 2021.

Eligible students interested in entering the BIO should contact the head of IT at their school - please do not use this form.

For more information on eligibility, see the BIO rules.

If you have any problems filling in this form, please contact the organisers.

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If your application meets our eligability requirements and you have provided the required contact details, you will be sent a copy of the exam paper on 30 November (for registrations received by 27 November) or within three days (after 27 November). In previous years we have had several problems with school email servers deleting the paper and in some cases the accompanying email, without informing the intended receipient that this had been done. Please contact the organisers if you do not receive the paper.


Title Initials Familiar name Surname
Your name:
example: Mrs J A Julie Smith

Job title/position:
School/college name (required):

Daytime phone:
School fax:
Home phone:
E-mail address: (required)

Can we pass on this information to our sponsors?
This would be used to send you information about summer and year out placements for students.
We will never pass along your details to any third parties without your explicit consent.
Would you like to receive information related to the BIO by e-mail? Yes

School/college type: LEA controlled
Grant maintained
Voluntary aided
Sixth form college
Further education college
Academy Trust
This information will help us to monitor the success of the BIO at encouraging as many students as possible to take part.

Selection policy: No selection policy
Selection by interview
Selection by exam

Student age group: to

Gender of pupils: Mixed
All male
All female
All male in main part of school, mixed VIth form
All female in main part of school, mixed VIth form

Estimate of the number of students who might enter BIO 2021:
This helps us with our planning. You are not in any way restricted from entering more students than the number you give here, for example if interest turns out to be greater than you thought.

Your comments or suggestions

Do you confirm that you are a member of staff at the above mentioned school? (required) Yes

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To enter BIO 2021, please send this form by the 12 January 2021.
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