Nakara Primary has a proud history of participation and success in the International Tournament of Minds competition.

ToMs has four disciplines The Arts, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, and STEM,

Teams have 6 weeks to form a solution to a challenge. They must present their solution as a team to a panel of judges. Regional winners go on to compete in the International competition.

The Tournament of Minds objectives are:

  • To promote the stimulation of real, open-ended challenges;
  • To develop creative problem-solving approaches and techniques;
  • To foster cooperative learning and teamwork;
  • To promote knowledge and appreciation of self and others;
  • To encourage experimentation and risk-taking;
  • To expand and reward creative and divergent thinking;
  • To stimulate a spirit of inquiry and a love of learning;
  • To develop enterprise; and
  • To celebrate excellence.

2021 Nakara ToMs Teams

In 2021 Nakara Primary won all 4 categories: STEM, Social Sciences, Language and Literature and Arts. Congratulations to all 2020 ToMs students and their facilitators Mrs Koulakis, Mrs Pick, Ms Masters and Mrs Roestenburg.