Congratulations to Arlo Taylor and Nye Reeves! Who were 2 of thousands of students to enter the Computational and Algorithmic Thinking Competition (CAT Competition) nationwide. 

Both students did exceptionally well. Arlo received a Distinction, placing him in the top 10% of all Year 9 students. Nye received a High Distinction placing him in the top 2% of all Year 9 students. 

The Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) competition is a one-hour problem-solving competition designed to encourage student curiosity and promote multiple modes of thinking. The questions required students to perform procedures, think logically, identify and apply algorithms. 

More from the Maths Department:  

Consider yourself a problem solver? Test your problem-solving skills in the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC). The AMC is an engaging 30-problem competition that demonstrates the importance and relevance of Mathematics in students’ everyday lives; it is open to students in Years 3 to 12. Entry cost is covered by the school and entry forms can be collected from Student Services or downloaded from MEL, see the News section. 

Mr Mike Clancy 

Learning Area Leader Mathematics