Ten year old British-Nigerian, Esther Okade has been has been accepted to study for a university maths degree on an Open University course months after she passed her A-levels. She wants to study for a PhD at 13 before running her own bank.
The girl, who gained a C grade in her maths GCSE aged six, has joined the course which started this month. Her younger brother Isiah is already studying for his A-levels – also aged six.
The siblings are both home-schooled by their mother Omonefe, who has converted the living room of their semi-detached, three-bedroom house into a makeshift classroom.