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Tournament of Minds (TOM)

Tournament of Minds is a problem solving competition.

Esperance SHS has a long and proud record of success in this prestigous competition. Esperance Senior High School and/or Esperance Primary School have been represented in the Tournament of Minds competition at a national or State level each year since TOM began in 1993 (apart from 1995). Between 1993 and 2017, Esperance SHS has won the Australasian Pacific national finals seven times and gained Honours eleven times.

Esperance SHS TOM History document.

Full result history below.

This year the STEM and Language Literature teams have just won through to the State Finals, where they were awarded Honours. The STEM team brought home the trophy for the Highest Creativity award for Spontaneous in a Regional final.  

 

YEAR

REGIONAL FINALS

STATE FINALS

NATIONAL FINALS

2002

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Social Sciences (Won) in Melbourne

2003

 

Social Sciences

Maths Engineering

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Maths Engineering

Language Literature

Social Sciences (Honours) in Darwin

2004

Social Sciences

Maths Engineering

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Maths Engineering

Language Literature

Social Sciences (Honours)

Language Literature (Honours) in Perth

2005

Social Sciences

Maths Engineering

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Maths Engineering

Language Literature

 

2006

Maths Engineering

Social Sciences

Language Literature

Maths Engineering

Social Sciences

Language Literature

Maths Engineering (Won)

Social Sciences (Honours) in Adelaide

2007

Language Literature

Maths Engineering

Language Literature

Maths Engineering

Language Literature  (Won) in Canberra

2008

Language and Literature

Language and Literature

 

2009

Applied Technology

Language Literature

Applied Technology

Language Literature

Applied Technology (Won) in Brisbane

2010

Language Literature

Language Literature

 

2011

Language Literature (Creativity award)

Language Literature

(Creativity award)

Language Literature (Honours) in Hobart

2012

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Language Literature

Social Sciences

 

2013

Language Literature

Language Literature

 

2014

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Language Literature (Honours)

Social Sciences (Honours)

2015

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Language Literature (Won) in Sydney

Social Sciences (Honours) in Sydney

2016

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Social Sciences (Honours) Gold Coast

2017

Language Literature

Social Sciences

Language Literature Language Literature (Winners) Adelaide
2018

Language Literature

Social Sciences

   
2019

STEM

Language Literature

STEM (Creativity Award, Honours)

Language Literature (Honours)