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Mathematics activities

 While providing information about non-school based activities, the school does not endorse the activities nor the service providers. Parents and/or students are responsible for investigating the suitability and value of these activities. 
Description and Further Information
Year Levels
Key Date
Curricular and departmental activities
Individual teachers and/or senior students may provide additional tutorial sessions. Contact class teacher for details.
School supported extra-curricular activities
Maths Teams Challenge
Teams of 5 students compete in an interschool maths tournament. School may enter 2-3 teams per year level. Contact HOD
Term 2, 2017
Indooroopilly SHS
Australian Maths Competition
One of the world’s largest school-based mathematics competitions with more than 14 million entries since 1978. Students complete a test of approximately 1 hour (depending on year level).
Thur 27th July 2017
Maths Challenge for Young Australians (Challenge Stage)
A problem solving enrichment activity for mathematically interested students in years 7-10. Students complete 6 problems over a 3 week period. Year 7&8 students enter in the Junior division and 9&10 in intermediate. A more extended Enrichment Stage may follow.
A three week period from March-June
Completed at home
Australian Intermediate Maths Olympiad (AIMO)
A four hour examination for very talented students up to year 10 who have demonstrated very high achievement in other maths competitions. One paper covers all year levels.
Tue 12th Sept, 2017

Year 7-8 Quiz
Teams of three students with a minimum of one year 7 student compete on a district, regional and state level. All rounds of the quiz are designed to be interesting, fun and accessible to competent year 7 and 8 students.
Years       7 & 8
Round  1
Term 3
(see QAMT website for details)
To be confirmed
Australian Informatics Olympiad (AIO)
A national computer programming competition focussed on problem solving through programming skills. Prior programming experience is required. Intermediate paper up to year 10 and Senior for 11-12.
Thur 31st Aug 2017
ICAS Mathematics Competition
The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) are independent skills-based assessments with a competition element. Cost is $8.80 per student.
15th Aug, 2017
Non-school based activities
UQ/QAMT Problem Solving Competition
A two hour examination for mathematically talented students. This is a very difficult problem solving competition.
Sat 11th March 2017
The University of QLD
Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education Outstanding Senior STEM Student Awards
The Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education recognise students who demonstrate an outstanding and innovative contribution to STEM education in Queensland.
Year 12 2107 applications are open and close 19th April 2017 Brisbane
Australian Mathematics Trust The Australian Mathematics Trust is a leading provider of mathematics
and informatics enrichment programs and global competitions. Refer to the web site for details