He passed his GCSEs aged 8. He got A-levels in maths aged 9. And now, a few weeks after turning 12, he is Britain's youngest university student.
Xavier Gordon-Brown, from Sussex, has just embarked on a Mathematics degree with the Open University, alongside learning three languages and taking a Grade 8 exams in Piano, Clarinet and Violin. Derek Johnson went to meet the child prodigy at his home in Haywards Heath.
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