Every year our senior students in Years 5 and 6 are invited to participate in the Maths Olympiad run by the Australasian Problem Solving Mathematical Olympiads (APSMO).  APSMO is a not-for-profit, professional organisation that offers a range of mathematical competitions for students aged from around 8 to 14. The programs are unique in that they focus on the students' ability to solve mathematical problems in a creative manner - as opposed to simply reaching a solution using a prescribed method.

 

The Maths Olympiad is an ideal complement to the school curriculum. The main aims of the competitions are to:

  • Introduce students to important mathematical concepts

  • Teach major strategies and develop flexibility for problem solving

  • Foster creativity and ingenuity and strengthen intuition

  • Stimulate enthusiasm and enjoyment of mathematics

  • Provide for the satisfaction, joy and thrill of meeting challenges

New Gisborne Primary School

239 Station Road

New Gisborne, Victoria, 3438

(03) 5428 2232

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