Maddington’s Bramfield Park PS finishes as best Australian school at Matific Games


David Herbert (Year 4 teacher), Robyn Bailey (Year 5 teacher), Alyson Bezuidenhout (Matific rep), Jayne Murray (Bramfield Park principal),  Liz Spector (Year 3 teacher) and Murray Lake (Year 6 teacher).
David Herbert (Year 4 teacher), Robyn Bailey (Year 5 teacher), Alyson Bezuidenhout (Matific rep), Jayne Murray (Bramfield Park principal), Liz Spector (Year 3 teacher) and Murray Lake (Year 6 teacher).

BRAMFIELD Park Primary School’s finest ‘mathletes’ have celebrated a superb academic performance at the Matific Games.

The Maddington school were the top Australian school at the games, which saw thousands of schools throughout Australia and New Zealand engage in a series of online mathematical challenges.

One-hundred-and-ten students from the school participated and helped them finish third overall in the school competition and four classes also finished in the top 10 in their respective year group category.

Additionally, Murray Lake’s Year 6 class finished as the highest ranked Year 6 class in the state.

Matific primary maths educator Brent Hughes praised the school for their superb effort in the competition.

“The students at Bramfield Park and their teachers are quite obviously forward thinkers,” he said.

“Their success in the Matific Games highlights their forward approach to mathematics and their understanding of the importance of meaningful mathematical experiences that go beyond simple calculations.”

As part of their efforts, the school received a $2000 prize.

Bramfield Park’s top math classes
Year 6 (1st)
Year 4 ( 3rd)
Year 5 (4th)
Year 3 (9th)

MORE: Woman who uses walking stick convicted of assaulting a police officer

MORE: PM Malcolm Turnbull pledges $5.5m for Willetton Basketball Stadium

MORE: Top tips for creating a beautiful, low-maintenance garden