14 December 2021
ICAS Online MATHS RESULTS- EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT–Maths Department
All the maths dept teachers always motivate their students to participate in the external competition. This year students from year 7-10 participated online for ICAS Maths assessment during school time. We would like to congratulate the students for their excellent results in ICAS Maths. We would also like to thank parents for their support in encouraging and motivating their son/ daughter for the ICAS test.
ICAS AWARDS 2021
|Year||Subject||First Name||Last Name||Award|
|8||Digital Technologies||ABDUL GHAFFAR||MOHAMMED||Credit|
ACER TESTING – Progressive Achievement Tests in Mathematics
During Week 9 in Term 4, All the year 7-9 students will sit for Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) online Progressive Achievement Tests in Mathematics.
Progressive Achievement Tests in Mathematics provide information about the level of achievement of students from Year 7 to Year 9. The tests assess students’ skill and understanding in multiple-choice format in the six strands of:
The assessments also address the mathematical processes of understanding, fluency, problem solving and reasoning. The skills assessed by each question are mapped against the Australian National Curriculum for Mathematics.
Sitting OLNA at TAFE admissions (for entry into TAFE) while of compulsory school age TAFE admissions will run the OLNA for students seeking to enrol into TAFE courses for Semester 1, 2022. Testing will be held during November and December 2021, and in January 2021.
- Students will only be eligible to sit the OLNA at TAFE Admissions if they did not sit the OLNA in the September 2021 round. If a student was enrolled for the September 2021 round, but did not sit, the student will still be eligible to sit the OLNA at TAFE Admissions.
- A student of compulsory school age who sits the OLNA with TAFE admissions will have this sit counted as one of their six opportunities.
- In addition, Year 12 students who have had their six opportunities to sit the OLNA will not be eligible to re-sit the OLNA with TAFE admissions in 2021 while they are still of compulsory school age.
Students who will complete Year 12 in 2021 can only be enrolled to re-sit the OLNA with TAFE admissions either: after they have turned 18 OR after 31 December 2021.
Year 12s who have not demonstrated the literacy and/or numeracy standard
OLNA FAQs: for individuals who have left school and who intend to re-sit the OLNA
2021 RESEARCH COMPETITION – By the University of Melbourne- School of Mathematics and Statistics
Maths Department would like to congratulate the students who entered into this competition and received the awards.
|HIGH COMMENDATION CERTIFICATE|
|Hibah Albadri||HIGH COMMENDATION CERTIFICATE|
|Spogmai Fidaie||HIGH COMMENDATION CERTIFICATE|
|Nooruz Zahra Izadnegahdar||HIGH COMMENDATION CERTIFICATE|
|Asma Sadia||HIGH COMMENDATION CERTIFICATE|
|Azdnee Talukder||HIGH COMMENDATION CERTIFICATE|
MATHS EMPOWERING GIRLS DAY 2021
In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
Alhamdulillah, ten Year 9 girls were blessed to be given the opportunity to join 230 other like-minded girls from across Perth to meet professionals in Mathematics and related disciplines who are passionate about its study and application. The annual Maths Empowering Girls Day, held on Tuesday 30 November 2021, enabled Year 9 girls to recognise the amazing opportunities available from studying higher level maths and appreciate the value of maths and mathematical thinking. The event also highlighted the important role we all have to play in breaking down the stereotypes and gendered roles in our communities.
The day started with very inspiring guest speakers Cheryl E Praeger AC and Renee Gardiner who are experts in their fields of work, sharing their stories and how they use maths and statistics in their day-to-day jobs. This was followed by 3 interesting workshops to see how women are using maths to accomplish great feats.
Firstly, our girls visited the Curtin HIVE (Hub for Immersive Visualisation and eResearch). It is an advanced facility established by the university to serve the growing demands of researchers and industry for visualisation, virtualisation and simulation capabilities in Western Australia. During the session, our girls were introduced to how cratering occurs on Mars, explored a “Crater Counting” activity and even used a VR facility to calculate the actual lengths across craters on Mars.
Next, we attended a ‘Growth Mindset’ workshop, a session aimed at making you think about how you think about mathematics. Our girls learned about ways to tackle problems with a mathematical thinking approach, connecting ideas and recognising the amazing patterns that exist naturally in the world around us.
Finally, we got to have some fun playing with the TI Rover, providing our girls with a new way to experience and connect mathematics, coding and movement. It was a valuable session that encourages them to ask, “what if…?” and inspires them to persist in finding solutions to make the vehicle perform the way they want it to.
Alhamdulillah, it was a momentous day for all of us, evidently helping the girls elevate their confidence and understanding, seeing what they could achieve in the future and how many jobs actually include mathematics. Because notably, mathematics is the doorway to a multitude of exciting educational and career pathways.
– Mdm Surianah Rosli
Year 9 Maths Teacher