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Read About the BrainWaves Program, Our New Winter Co-Curricular

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An exciting new academic focused co-curricular is coming to Waverley. Previously known as ‘Tournament of Minds’, BrainWaves will be offering a range of team-based challenges, designed to challenge and take classroom learning beyond the curriculum, and into the realm of co-curricular, competitive, project-based events.

Student-centred and flexible, the program encourages students to participate in their choice of competitions** taking place across Terms 2 and 3, and can include but is not limited to:

  • Tournament of Minds
  • Future Problem Solving
  • EdTech Challenge
  • Archibull Prize

The goal is to provide students with adequate time and resources to enrich their academic and creative gifts and talents, and provide a mentoring environment to delve into topics or projects that may be limited, due to time constraints and/or school commitments.

Students are also encouraged to ‘bring their own idea’ if there is an event or competition they’d like to participate in.

**Entry into competitions will depend on student numbers and competition structures, as some competitions are grade based, whereas others are mixed age groups

If you would like more information, please contact Ms Stephanie Boyce.

 

Ms Stephanie Boyce

Academic Enrichment Coordinator

E: sboyce@waverley.nsw.edu.au