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Hong Kong Mathematics Creative Problem Solving Competition for Primary Schools

 

Introduction

Hong Kong Mathematics Creative Problem Solving Competition for Primary Schools is co-organised by the Education Bureau and Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers.

The competition aims at identifying mathematically gifted students and providing them with opportunities to develop their mathematics creative problem - solving and collaboration skills.

 

Latest News (Last updated on 1 February 2023)

Past paper of CPS2021/22 is uploaded.
 

Competition Format

Heats

Each team is expected to attempt 10-15 mathematics problems within 65 minutes.

 

Final

Each team is expected to attempt 1-2 mathematics creative problem solving questions. Hands-on experiments, verbal presentation and other diversified methods will be incorported in the assessment.

 

Teamwork, higher order thinking and creative problem solving are the foci of the competition.

 

Eligibility

  1. Each school can only send one team to participate in the competition.
  2. Each team consists of 4 students.
  3. Primary 4 to 6 students are eligible for the competition. There is no limitation on the number of students for each level.

 

Schedule

DateTimeActivityVenue
6 January 2023
(Fri)
6:00 PMDeadline for Registration
18 February 2023
(Sat)
AMHeatsRemotely conducted under online monitoring
20 May 2023 (Sat)AMFinalTo be announced

 

Enrolment Procedures

Download and complete the Enrolment Form. Email the completed form in PDF format to the Gifted Education Section of the Education Bureau (cdoge6@edb.gov.hk)

 

Remark: The enrolment form is a digital PDF file where the principal’s signature and the school chop can be inserted. If you are unable to insert the principal’s signature or the school chop into the enrolment form, you may first complete the enrolment form before signing and stamping it. The completed enrolment form should then be scanned and emailed to us.

 

Awards

AwardDescription
Gold AwardEach student will be awarded a certificate
Silver AwardEach student will be awarded a certificate
Bronze AwardEach student will be awarded a certificate
Creativity AwardEach student will be awarded a certificate

 

Resources

For related resources and past paper, please click here.

 

Contact Us

For enquiries, please contact Mr LO Wing-pun of the Gifted Education Section, Curriculum Support Division, Education Bureau (Tel. No.: 3698 3493)