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Mathematics activities

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Students studyingWhile 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.

Curricular and departmental activities

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey dateLocation
TutoringIndividual teachers and/or senior students may provide additional tutorial sessions. Contact class teacher for details.7–12OngoingSchool

School supported extra-curricular activities

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey dateLocation
Maths Teams ChallengeIndividual teachers and/or senior students may provide additional tutorial sessions. Contact class teacher for details.7–12TBAIndooroopilly SHS
Australian Maths CompetitionTeams of 5 students compete in an interschool maths tournament. School may enter 2–3 teams per year level.7–12TBASchool
Maths Challenge for Young Australians (Challenge Stage)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).7–10A three week period from March–JuneCompleted at home
Australian Intermediate Maths Olympiad (AIMO)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.7–10TBASchool

QAMT

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.7–8See QAMT website for detailsTo 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 11–12.7–12TBASchool
ICAS Mathematics CompetitionThe International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) are independent skills-based assessments with a competition element. Cost is $8.80 per student.7–12TBASchool

Non-school based activities

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey dateLocation
UQ/QAMT Problem Solving CompetitionA two hour examination for mathematically talented students. This is a very difficult problem solving competition.7–12BAThe University of Queensland
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 12TBABrisbane
Australian Mathematics TrustThe Australian Mathematics Trust is a leading provider of mathematics and informatics enrichment programs and global competitions. Refer to the Australian Mathematics Trust website for details.7–12
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Last reviewed 22 November 2018
Last updated 22 November 2018