In 2016 Mathletes becomes LEARNSTORM!
The competition is 9 weeks long and it kicked off on 29th of January.
Cup 1 – The first cup is three weeks long and we have all 7 of our 4th,5th and 6th class pupils competing thats more than double the number we had last year wow!!!
CUP 1 RESULTS 2016
WOW WE HAVE WON IN 3 OUT OF 4 SCHOOL TOP PLACING CUPS!!!!
#3RD PLACE IN IRELAND FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS TOTAL HUSTLE POINTS – see our small school on the leaderboards between huge primary and secondary schools in the top 10!!!!
#1st PLACE IN IRELAND FOR POINTS PER ELIGABLE PUPILS IN MASTERY POINTS.
#1ST PLACE IN IRELAND FOR POINTS PER ELIGABLE PUPILS IN HUSTLE POINTS.
NOT ONLY THAT BUT WE HAVE 5 INDIVIDUAL TOP SPOTS TOO!!!!! Well done to our 4th class grouping. The top 3 in each table win cups for themselves, well done Aoibheann and Padraic and look at Eva there snapping at their heels in 4th place – keep it up guys and well done to Mikey too who is also in the top 100!!!
In 5th class Anna is in the top 100! in both Hustle and Mastery!!
Congratulations to Tiernan and Nora on their excellent placings in 6th class. These two were members of the winning team last year and their experience in the competition mentoring the last years 3rd class who as 4th class are now in their first competition and the new pupils to our school who are taking part in 4th and 5th class this year too. Well done to you all and keep it up!!!!
In 2015 in 5th and 6th class, we took part for the first time in the All Ireland Online Maths Challenge that is Mathletes. The competition is run through Khan Academy which we use for Maths. It is 15 weeks long and every week there are updates as to how you are getting on. At the end of every month, there is a cup for the leaders on the leaderboards. There are individual leaderboards and school leaderboards!
In the School Section we were:
In January we were 12th overall,
In February, we won the cup!!!
In March, we were runners up in the cup competition.
In May, we were announced as the overall WINNERS in the points per eligable pupil section of the competition.
In the Individual Section we were all very happy too! Every week we set targets to meet and every week we made them!!!We were the only school in Ireland where 100% of our competing children made it to the provincial final!!!!
Nora was even the winner of the Champions League in Mayo!