daVinci Decathlon

During Week 6, we had teams of eight compete in the daVinci Decathlon from Years 5 through to 11. This was a rigorous academic competition against 50 other teams from South East Queensland, with many being from the private school system. In teams, students competed across 10 disciplines: Engineering, Mathematics and Chess, Code Breaking, Art and Poetry, Science, English, Ideation, Creative Producers, Cartography and General Knowledge. Every week, from Term One until the competition, students worked as a team before or after school to prepare for the competition ahead. These training sessions gave students insight into what to expect in each discipline and also prepare them to work together as a team.



Once again, Calamvale came home with numerous accolades including: 1st in Ideation – Year 10/11, 1st in Cartography – Year 5 and 3rd Cartography – Year 10/11. This is the third year in a row that the, now, Year 10/11 team has been triumphant in in Ideation. A big thanks for the teachers who volunteered their expertise as coaches in each discipline. A huge congratulations to all student – competitors another wonderful achievement to be proud of. Go team Calamvale!