Y7 and 8 Mathematics Achievement Challenge 2024

As part of our Mathematics programme this year we are pleased to offer the ‘Mathematics Achievement Challenge’ to our students. This involves students completing a range of Mathematical learning tasks which are designed to engage students through real-world, independent, problem-solving and thinking activities.

Each challenge, once signed off by the Mathematics teachers, will be awarded with the according Badge and Certificate. These will be presented at one of our Year 7 and 8 Assemblies.  

  • Cost: $10.00 per student, per badge.
    • Please Note: Full payment must be received for your child to be eligible to enter the Challenge. If the payment is not made your child will be withdrawn from the challenge. Once payment has been made and the challenge commenced there will be no refunds.  Payments will be allocated to any unpaid fees and charges on your child’s account first.
  • Topic Choices: Dynamic Number / Me, Myself and I / Sport / The Outdoors / Games and Puzzles / Technology / Travel / Cooking Tech / Cost of Living / 3D Design / Cultural Maths / Time / 2D Design / Maths Medley.
  • For a detailed description of each, students can see their Mathematics Teacher or click HERE.
  • If you have any questions please contact our Teacher in Charge of the Maths Challenge, Mrs Hannah Krammer hannah.krammer@southlandgirls.school.nz

If your child would like to enter the challenge please complete the form below:

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Student Information:

Please complete the following information for your child.
Student's Full Name*

Badge Topic Selection

Topic Selection
Please tick which badge topics your child would like to complete.

Parent / Caregiver Consent

Parent/Caregiver Consent*

Payer Details

Payer Name*
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Payment Method

$10 per student, per badge - full payment is due before your child can start her badge topic. If paying by instalments you must have the full amount paid by the due date.
Any payments received for your child will be allocated to the oldest unpaid amounts sitting on your child's account first. Your child is not able to participate until all these amounts are paid in full.
Payment Options*

Book a Tour of Enwood House

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers boarders with a tour of Enwood House that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

To book in for a tour of the boarding house, please email Jenni Dennis, jenni.dennis@southlandgirls.school.nz or telephone 03 211 6030.

RISKS Disclosure

Weekly sports contains risks, including common injuries like strains, sprains, bruises and dislocations. These events are managed by the appropriate sporting body in conjunction with school staff who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of the risks, all risks will be outlined to the students. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value. If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions, feel free to contact Ashleigh Rabel 03 211 6030 or ashleigh.rabel@southlandgirls.school.nz.

It is important for safety reasons that students follow instructions given to them by all staff and follow all appropriate school rules. Behaviour by students that is deemed dangerous and puts themselves and/or others at undue risk will result in your child facing disciplinary actions on their return or sent home at the cost of the Whanau/parents or caregivers.

RISKS Disclosure

This event contains risks, including possible injuries. This event is managed by school staff or other organisations who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s/organisation’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of all procedures while carrrying out the activites. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value.

If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions please phone 03 211 6030.

STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

I understand that sports, trips, and extra-curricular activities are opportunities 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.
  • Take part in all activities within ‘challenge-by-choice’ options

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.

Book a School Tour

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers students with a school tour that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

Student tour guides will answer questions and offer a student’s perspective, before meeting with a senior member of staff to discuss your child’s enrolment.

To book in for a tour of the school, please email Nicola Macpherson on  nicola.macpherson@southlandgirls.school.nz or telephone 03 211 6030.

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