Annual Mathlympics for All Singapore Primary Schools

 

16th ANNUAL MATHLYMPICS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS 2023 (P5 and below) 

This competition is organized by Learners’ Connections Pte Ltd. It is a school-based competition.

Registration must be through our local schools only. Pupils will not be able to register as private candidates.        
Registration will commence in late April.

 

DONATION

As we have done so since 2021, this year we will continue to donate a percentage of our proceeds from the Annual Mathlympics towards the support of children battling with cancer through SingHealth Duke-NUS Paediatric Academic Clinical Programme – CCF-Psychosocial and Supportive Care for Paediatric Oncology Programme.

 

Every year, thousands of brilliant children take part in our Annual Mathlympics competition. It is meaningful that this competition can be a platform to create awareness and support. To read more, please click here

 

Eligibility

Participants must be in Primary 5 or below of a participating Primary school in 2023.

Details of Event 

Date        : 6th July 2023, Thursday

Time        : 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Mode       : Written Paper

Venue      : Participating schools’ own premises

 

Format and Duration

Duration: 2 hours (28 open-ended questions in Vault section + 30 open-ended questions in Sprint section)

Calculators may NOT be used.

Vault Section: First 1.5 hours

Q1 to Q10:    2 marks each  (1-2 Bonus marks will be given for 9-10 correct answers respectively) 

Q11 to Q20:  4 marks each  (3-5 Bonus marks will be given for 8-10 correct answers respectively)         

Q21 to Q28:  5 marks each  (5-7 Bonus marks will be given for 6-8 correct answers respectively) 

 

Sprint Section: Last 0.5 hours

Sprint Section Q1 to Q30:   1 mark each 

 

Marks will be awarded for correct answers only. There will be no deduction of marks for wrong answers or unattempted questions. All decisions made by the organizers and judges will be final.

 

Topics

Arithmetic, Number Theory, Combinatorics, Logic, Geometry, Measures and Measurement, Algebra

Certificates and Prizes

Gold Award Medals and Certificates will be awarded to the top 100 participants.

Silver Award Medals and Certificates will be awarded to the next 150 participants.

Bronze Award Medals and Certificates will be awarded to the next 250 participants.

Certificates of Participation will be awarded to all remaining participants.

 

Being a school-based Competition, schools with the highest number of Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, as well as overall medal counts will receive trophies and cash prizes. These trophies and prizes are given in recognition of the support, training and encouragement that they had given to their school pupils.                                                                                                                                      

Champion School:     Cash prize, 1 trophy for the school and the Challenge Trophy

1st Runner-Up:           Cash prize and 1 trophy for the school

2nd Runner-Up:          Cash prize and 1 trophy for the school

 

School Distinction:  Top 3 schools (excluding Champion and Runner-Up schools) with highest medal count will receive a School Distinction Trophy each.

 

The Champion School shall keep the Challenge Trophy and shall return it to Learners’ Connections Pte Ltd for the next competition. The Challenge Trophy shall be kept permanently by the school which emerges champion in three consecutive years.

 

Individual Prizes will be awarded to the overall top 3 participants, followed by the top 3 participants of each of the 4 school zones.

 

Preparing for the competition

Participation in the competition is more meaningful if participants have an avenue to learn and prepare.

You may access this Exemplar Paper (Preliminary Round 2018) to try out.

To order the printed compilation of the Annual Mathlympics past years' papers, click here.

 

Alternatively, you may access our partners’ online platforms. These platforms carry our past Preliminary & Final Rounds Papers and can be used to personalise worksheets for practice, provide strength/weakness analytics etc. You may browse to decide if you would like to purchase an account at:
> http://www.sgcocoedu.com/#/courselist
> https://mathlympics.smartjen.com

 

Disclaimer: Learners' Connections does not control, and is not responsible for, the quality of their content, or the learner experience.

Awards Ceremony

The Mathlympics Competitions Awards Ceremony will be held in August.

Invites to The Mathlympics Competitions Awards Ceremony will be given to Teacher-representatives of all participating schools and to the overall top 3 scorers and top 3 scorers of each of the four school zones.

 

At this Ceremony, School Trophies, Certificates and Prizes for these top scorers will be presented. The donation mentioned above, will also be presented to a representative from KK Women's and Children's Hospital and SingHealth DukeNUS.