Excellent Maths Achievements
Maths at Blackburn High School is dynamic, innovative, rewarding, challenging, exciting, fun and enjoyable. Students are given every opportunity to test themselves against their peers, nationally and internationally.
National and international competitions put our students to the test
Blackburn High School students understand the importance of maths in everyday life and how studying maths can be rewarding in any field of endeavour a student may choose. Analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills in general are sought by a wide range of employers. Our students like the clarity of maths and the fact that you know when you are right. Solving a problem is exciting and satisfying.
Australian Mathematics Competition
Students from Years 7–9 who entered the 2013 Australian Mathematics Competition achieved excellent results, as follows:
- 2 High Distinctions
- 18 Distinctions
- 112 Credits
- 66 Proficiency Certificates
- 163 Participation Certificates
Mangahigh.com games-based learning site
Students also pit themselves against their peers from all over the globe through their participation in an online, high level, Maths competition called Mangahigh.com.
Blackburn High School is currently ranked as the seventh best high school in Australia in the competition, however the aim is to make it to number one!