Brit Wonder Twins to become youngest secondary school pupils

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London, Mar 1 (ANI): Nine-year-old twins Paula and Peter Imafidon are set to become the youngest pupils to be admitted to a secondary school in Britain at the age of nine.

The pair, known as the Wonder Twins for their precocious minds and record-beating exam results, wowed parents and teachers when they earned the title of youngest candidates to pass an A-level maths exam at the age of seven.

But today they will join thousands of other families in Britain to find out which secondary school they will attend, despite being two years younger than the rest.

Peter and Paula, from Waltham Forest, London, who attend state primary school in London, have already received provisional offers from 12 top secondary schools.

Their father Chris said he was thrilled by the success his children had found in their education.

He denied any particular genius in the family, crediting their success to the Excellence in Education programme for inner-city children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

"Every child is a genius. Once you identify the talent of a child and put them in the environment that will nurture that talent then the sky is the limit," Sky News quoted him as saying.

"Look at Tiger Woods, or the Williams sisters - they were nurtured.

"You can never rule anything out with them, the competition between the two of them makes them excel in anything they do.

"They are forever competing and fighting, even if it's just for the remote control or the computer," he added. (ANI)

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