Cornish Schools Olympiad

Thursday 30th June – 9.15am to 3.15pm

Unfortunately, sign ups for this years Maths Olympiad have now closed. If you are a parent of a child attending the Maths Olympiad, please click on the link below to give your consent.

 Parental Consent Form

 

Suitable to the most academically able students in Year 5. Schools in Cornwall can sign-up a team of four students.

Children who are home educated can also get involved; please contact Nexus directly and we will arrange for them to join us.

 A one-day celebration of mathematics and includes workshops, talks and an exciting competition. The aim of the Olympiad is to provide a competitive and exciting environment for the young mathematicians of Cornwall to share their love of the subject. 

The Olympiad offers an opportunity for those young mathematicians with a passion for challenge and discovery to take on teams from across the county in competitive mathematics – but also the forum and environment to discuss, explore and learn about this amazing subject. The talks and workshops will give the students insight into the wonderful world of numbers, mathematical research and some of mathematics’ most famous problems.

“The children of Cornwall are exceptionally talented. We want to harness and celebrate that talent. This a fantastic opportunity for those students who are most passionate about mathematics to come together in a celebration and engage in some friendly and competitive challenges.”

The 2021 Maths Olympiad was held at Nexus and won by Gorran School with St Hilary School coming narrowly in second place.