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GCHQ Christmas Challenge

Last week GCHQ released their annual Christmas challenge. Students and staff took on the challenge using skills GCHQ use to keep the country safe. There were seven fiendish puzzles based on the seven disciplines of languages, engineering, codebreaking, analysis, maths, coding and cyber security and given a day to complete. This year’s Challenge came with a twist…once all seven puzzles were solved, you had to think outside the box, using the design on the front of the card to assemble the answers, forming three separate what3words locations. Joining the three place names together revealed a special festive answer.

The challenge is shown below, along with a link to the answers.



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