Kangaroo Competition

The Kangaroo Maths Competition is the world's largest competition. South African learners participate free of charge in the week of 22 April-23 August 2024.

The levels of participation are as follows:

Grade 3 Siembamba
Grade 4-5 Nala
Grade 6-7 Ukubala
Grade 8-9 Madiba
Grade 10-11 Springbok
Grade 12 Protea

The multiple-choice questions are fun and playful, and are less reliant on the maths syllabus. 

Teachers can invigilate the event or learners can participate independently. Learners who want to register as individual, can register directly on

How to participate:

Teachers download and print the question papers and schedule the test any time until the 23rd of August.

The teacher marks the answers and submits the results to [email protected].

  • Please complete the particulars of all the participants regardless of their score.
  • Use the same school code number, i.e. the school code/ID used for the SAMO or SAMC.

Schools can announce the results to the participants directly after the marking has been done. The Kangaroo contest consists of one round.

Send an email to [email protected] if your school wants to participate.

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