SMAC Maths Competition 2022

Your child has been selected to represent Southland Girls’ High School in the Southland Maths Association SMAC Maths Competition.  

  • What is SMAC Maths? SMAC Maths is a problem-solving competition for Southland students in years 7-10. They compete in teams of 4 by answering up to 40 maths problems in 30 minutes.
  • How does it work? Year 7&8 students have committed to one lunchtime practice a week with coaches. Year 9&10 a practice competition once a term. They will compete at the end of Term 3 in an after-school competition.

 For your child to attend this event please read through the following information and complete the permission form due by Monday 15 August 2022.

  • Date: Wednesday 28 September 2022
  • Venue: James Hargest College, Senior Campus Gym
  • Time: please ensure you arrive 15 minutes before the start of your competition. If they are running over time please just wait until they are finished.
    • Year 7 competing at 5:00 pm
    • Year 8 competing at 5:45 pm
    • Year 9 competing at 6:45 pm
    • Year 10 competing at 7:30 pm
  • Who: selected students – for team lists click HERE  *Reserves need to attend practices and be available on the night as we will most likely have swaps due to sickness/covid isolation.
  • Cost: no cost to enter. There is an option of purchasing a SMAC Maths badge this year, more information on how to purchase these will be available in the near future.
  • Uniform requirements: all students are to wear the correct winter uniform and blazer worn if a student has one. Face masks will be required inside the venue.
  • Transport: students are to make their own way to and from the venue.

If you have any questions regarding this event please get in touch with the Teacher in Charge, Miss Lucy Richardson; [email protected]

  • Student Information:

    Please complete the following information for your child.
  • DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • I give permission for this information to be shared with the teacher in charge as required.
  • CODE OF CONDUCT – STUDENT

    I understand that this event is an opportunity for me to learn, practice skills, and gain attitudes and values in an environment outside of the school.  I realise that this requires me to take on genuine responsibility for my own enjoyment and safety and that of others.

    I agree to do the following to make this happen:

    • Show courtesy and consideration to others.
    • Follow the rules and instructions of staff and other supervisors at the events.
    • Look after myself and my personal belongings.
    • Declare medical conditions that could affect participation in the events.
    • Accept the rules set by the school for the events.

    I understand that my parents / caregivers will be contacted and I may be sent home at their expense if:

    • My actions are considered unacceptable by staff / supervisors of these events.
    • I breach the behaviour / discipline standards of the school
    • My actions put me or others in any danger.
  • Parent/Caregiver Information:

  • Please enter a valid email address to receive a emailed version of this form once completed.
  • Parent/Caregiver Consent

    Please tick the boxes below to complete the Parent/Caregiver Consent.

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