UP Mathematics Competition

The 2020 UP Mathematics Competition took a new format for this year only - due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Thank you for participating in our online UP Mathematics Quiz which took place from 27 July to 2 August 2020

2020 WALL OF FAME:

Detailed winners' list - Top Ten Schools

 

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

1st

16/20
Shivansh Sharma,
Zoanne Durrheim,
Nakshatra Eedara

19/20
Simran Singh

19/20
Peet Karsten,
Katrijn Roefs,
Soyeon Lee,
Caitlin Cameron,
Lara Schilz,
Layla Erasmus

20/20
Imran Moosa,
Alexander Tafur

19/20
Hrishabh Ayush,
Nadine van Wyk

20/20
Shariqsrijon Sinha Ray

2nd

14/20
Lithemba Renene,
Tashin Govender,
Simran Mohomed Akbar

18/20
Youkyum Kim,
Chaeyoon Lee,
Ibbie Smit

18/20
Tao Wang,
Melissa Marinus,
Omer Faruk Ozdemir

19/20
Angus Clark,
Alex Song,
Erwin Bartman

18/20
Reshon Brown,
Emily Hawkes,
Krish Singh,
Mikki Jhuria,
Angelique Roodt

19/20
Jun Tan,
Lindy Grobbelaar,
Lourie Bosman,
Deniell Nel

3rd

13/20
Syed Lareb Taqvi,
Ulrike van Schalkwyk,
Kamran Naidoo,
Declan Breeds

17/20
M. Zayyaan Boodoo,
Braam van den Heever

17/20
Yoshua Smit,
Joshua Andrews,Tameem Gause,
Soham Lala,
Ajay Khandelwal,
Kajal Khandelwal,
William Thomas Ford

18/20
Aidan Du Toit,
Reynard van den Berg,
Chaewon Lee,
Chimka Ogu,
Annalette du Plessis,
Ruvarashe Mushongahande,
Cole Macdonald,
Naadir Mowzer

 

17/20
Sutirtha Chatterjee,
Luke Andrews,
Leila Smal

18/20
Johannes Zerwick de Lange,
Riley Jones,
Zahraa Khan,
Marné Zeelie,
Sheila Marie Manyara,
William Botha,
Ahmet Said Ozdemir

4th

12/20
Ava Fourie

16/20
Lara Kroeber,
Anya Kistner,
Amange Ovayo Ndonyela,
Ayabonga Mahlobo

 

 

16/20
Mehmet Yigit Kirca,
Karmen Schilz,
Chris Joubert

17/20
Julian Kuni,
Ethan Holgate,
Faraaz Parker,
Nathan Msakiwe,
Olwanda Majozi

 

 

16/20
Nicholas Pieterse,
B R Zinnirah Boodoo,
Iloke Alusala

17/20
Jaedon Naidu,
Michael Dreeckmeier,
Emily Erasmus,
Lenka Bronn,
Arop Kuol,
Leri Botha,
Komborero Chavhunduka,
Tegan Ford,
Jubin Singh,
J Singh

5th

11/20
Amelie Ingenkamp,
Sebastian van Staden,
Kelsi Hellberg,
Christian Williams

15/20
Faith Misdorp,
Rachel Deppe,
Jenhara Rooplall

15/20
Ruan Schoeman,
Pradhyun Nair,
Rolan Kruger

16/20
Robyn Hough,
Takura Kufakunesu,
Robyn Hough,
Muzzammil Mohamed,
Mo Anouk Papesch,
Belu Lindokuhle Qusheka ,
Daniel Goncalves,
Etienne Fouche,
Laith Mohamed,
Nina Potgieter,
Daniel Cloete,
Johann Mats Engelbrecht,
Johann Jordaan

15/20
Oresti Pavlou,
Jacob Marais,
Jonathan Stagman

16/20
Eduard Plint,
Dalen Lombard,
Robert Snedden,
Christon Basson,
Robin Swartz,
Strider van Staden,
Kaitlyn Sienna Andrew

Top Ten Schools

1st. Jan van Riebeeck High School
2nd. St. John’s College
3rd. Hoërskool Waterkloof
4th. Parel Vallei High School
5th. Cornwell Hill College
6th. Pearson High School
7th. Afrikaans Hoër Meisieskool Pretoria
8th. Rondebosch Boy's High
9th. Horizon High School
10th. Stellenberg High School

We hope to continue in our usual yearly format in 2021.


BEST SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT AND INDIVIDUAL WINNER LISTS OF THE PAST FOUR YEARS

2019

Bishops Diocesan College

2018

Bishops Diocesan College

2017

Newton Primary

2016

Deutsche Schule Pretoria


Previous Papers

The annual national UP Mathematics Competition has been running for the past 25 years. Since its inception in 1990, the competition has been going from strength to strength under the able leadership of Dr Willie Greybe. After Dr Greybe’s retirement in 2006 the competition was taken over by Miss Rita Möller, Miss Amanda Verwey and Mrs Alta Lategan. In 2014 the competition was organised by Mr Harry Wiggins assisted by Mrs Alta Lategan.

Initially the competition consisted of only two sections, namely for Grade 8 to 9 and Grade 10 to11. Approximately 12 years ago a primary school section (Grade 6 to 7) was added. In 2014 more than 4000 learners took part in this event, with entries from all over the country and some even from Namibia and has since then been going from strength to strength.

The aim of the Competition is for students to have FUN whilst doing mathematics. Expose them to interesting problems. Whilst old papers may be a good way to prepare, the best way is for students to do all the problems given by their school teachers and make sure they know their school syllabus well and can think mathematically. Some problems will be based on school work, others will test problem solving skills and some will be in a real world setting involving time, weight, money, etc.

Contact persons: 

Dr Harry Wiggins ([email protected] or 012 - 420 5872)
Dr Annél Smit ([email protected] or 012 - 420 5839)
Ms Alta Lategan ([email protected] or 012 - 420 2520)
Ms Karin Bothma ([email protected] or 012 - 420 2374)

PLEASE NOTE:  The University of Pretoria owns copyright to all the question papers below. These papers are published on the website under  the Creative Commons Copyright agreement.

 

Previous Papers:

See the links below

Gr 6&7 2014
Gr 8&9 2014
Gr 10&11 2014
Answers 2014

Gr 6&7 2016
Gr 8&9 2016
Gr10&11 2016
Answers 2016

Gr 6&7 2018
Gr 8&9 2018
Gr10&11 2018
Answers 2018

Gr 6&7 2020
Gr 8&9 2020
Gr10&11 2020
Answers 2020

 

 

 

Gr 6&7 2015
Gr 8&9 2015
Gr 10&11 2015
Answers 2015

Gr 6&7 2017
Gr 8&9 2017
Gr10&11 2017
Answers 2017

Gr 6&7 2019
Gr 8&9 2019
Gr10&11 2019
Answers 2019

 

 

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