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Tournament of Minds

AN AWESOME EXPERIENCE!

For the Tournament of Minds (ToM), students are given a creative, open-ended challenge, and about a term to devise a solution. The solution is then “performed” to a panel of judges. The teams work everything out themselves, with no or limited outside assistance.

Our students, from Years 7 to 9, apply themselves over many lunchtimes to produce creative solutions to their long-term challenges. FThey then face a second, spontaneous challenge, which tests their quick-thinking and improvisation skills.

"Although the performances only lasted ten minutes, a lot of work had to go into them. We had to write a script, make costumes and props, and practise it over and over again.

It was great because everyone tried their best, and everyone had a great time." -Rachel, Jaiden & Nicholas, 2015 competitors.