Mathematics and Philosophy

Benefits The Mathematics and Philosophy (MaP) program builds innovative thinkers and leaders of tomorrow, by giving our students the tools to meet complex challenges through inspiring, collaborative and creative learning programs. MaP is an endorsed academic specialist program focussed on developing students’ critical thinking and creative problem-solving abilities along with skills in self-directed learning to build capable life-long learners.


  • MaP students are confident and capable in their learning – Many students achieve high ATAR scores and gain university entry into their desired pathway
  • MaP students commonly integral to student leadership at ASHS and make up the majority of ATAR dux and award winners.


Current internal projects

  • Autonomous buggy project
  • UWA Robotics – Murdoch microgrid project

Engineering classes

  • Mechatronics projects – construct, program and/or modify robots
  • Electronics – design, construct interfacing circuits


  • Solar car challenge
  • Science & Engineering Challenge
  • Maths Olympiad (WAJO)
  • Australian Math Competition (AMC)
  • Australasian Problem Solving (APSMO)
  • Have Sum Fun Quiz Night
  • Philosothon

External opportunities

  • Curious Minds
  • Australian Engineering Summer School