Maltese students across Primary and Secondary attained high results in the SuperTmatik Competition. Thousands of students worldwide participated in the 15th edition of the Supertmatik Mental Mathematics International Competition. The Ministry of Education is proud to announce that Maltese students have obtained an outstanding overall 2nd place.
This annual mental mathematics international championship is a mathematics competition for students aged between 6 and 15 years. Maltese students in different year groups at both primary and secondary, have participated in one of nine different categories depending on their age. This competition promotes interest in mental mathematics, and it provides students with another opportunity to reinforce their skills in number and mental calculations through constructive play. Nonetheless this competition aims at sharpening and celebrating talent in mental mathematics.
The table below shows the top ranks for Malta , mainly those students who placed within the top 10 in their respective category. It is worth mentioning that other Maltese students did very well and placed within the top 100 in their respective category.
|Category 1||Placing||5250 participants|
|Mariano Sammut||1st||Chiswick House School|
|Kian Casingena||6th||STMC Tarxien Primary|
|Kian Eman Vella||7th||St Paul’s Missionary College|
|Category 2||Placing||19810 participants|
|Ana Sultana||1st||GC Għarb Primary|
|Martina Galea||5th||GC Għarb Primary|
|Elaya Attard||7th||GC Għarb Primary|
|Oliver Buccheri||8th||GC Għarb Primary|
|Tyler Camenzuli||9th||GC Għarb Primary|
|Category 4||Placing||29050 participants|
|Elisa Chetcuti||1st||STMC Tarxien Primary|
|Mathias Gauci||4th||St Theresa Primary School Kerċem|
|Zack Cachia||5th||SBC Għaxaq Primary|
|Luigi Borg||7th||St Paul’s Missionary College|
|Category 5||Placing||75810 participants|
|Matthew Aquilina||4th||GC Għarb Primary|
|Andrea Micallef||5th||SNC Rabat Primary|
|Julian Xuereb||8th||GC Għarb Primary|
|Marino Ivanovski||10th||STC Msida Primary|
|Category 6||Placing||49840 participants|
|Clive Farrugia||7th||GC Middle School|
|Category 7||Placing||37520 participants|
|Jade Borg||3rd||SBC Middle School Kirkop|
|Category 9||Placing||31430 participants|
|Katrina Montebello||3rd||SBC Secondary School|
|Kylie Fenech||6th||St Monica School Gzira|
|Haley Xuereb||7th||GC Secondary School|
|Tiffany Galea||10th||GC Secondary School|
Class teachers, teachers of Mathematics, together with their Senior Leadership Teams and educators supporting these schools including the Maths Support Teachers (Primary) and the Heads of Department (Mathematics) have provided yet another learning opportunity for the students.
Well done to all.