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Child genius joins exclusive IQ club

By Mike Cotton, Town Reporter Tuesday 11th March 2014
Pd49235-10 Child genius Sherwyn Sarabi

A CHILD genius with an IQ of more than 160 has become the youngest member of an exclusive high IQ society with only 85 members worldwide.

Sherwyn Sarabi, four, of Eastend Crescent, Royston, is already a member of Mensa, but HELLIQ has much more demanding entry requirements.

Proud Mum Amanda said: "He keeps on getting even higher recognition for his abilities. He still keeps giving us a shock from time to time."

Sherwyn's IQ was measured by Dr Peter Congdon, a consultant educational psychologist. He said it was 'at least 160' - the same IQ as Einstein - but could be even higher because the tests could not measure an IQ any higher than 160.

Sherwyn has been using educational apps on his iPad since he was 18 months old, and at two was able to identify every country on the globe.

He started school full time at three and attends the private Rastrick Independent School in Brighouse after winning a scholarship there.


** The full story appears in the Barnsley Chronicle newspaper, dated March 7 **

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Posted by Michelle I Wed 12th Mar 2014 at 10:09am

Wow how amazing. His parents must be so proud :-)