Word Mania 2022 was our biggest one yet. For participation, activity and scores! What other competition has students building over 103 MILLION words!?

We have been blown away, dazzled and enthralled by the competition and skill of students all around the world. Congratulations and thank you! Check out these huge numbers:

Word Mania Summary stats 2022

 

103,491,519 words built  |  14,372,595 minutes spent playing  |  4,790,865 games played
179,947 students worldwide  |  2,607 schools worldwide  |  68 countries
Highest point score in a single game – 43,496 points  |  Longest word – otorhinolaryngologists

 

Word Mania 2022 participants2

 

Over $150,000 worth of prizes will be shared between these incredible schools.

Australia & New Zealand

 WINNERS2nd PLACE3rd PLACE
YEAR 1Edinburgh College (Primary), VicPeregian Springs State School, QldMaranatha Christian School, Vic
YEAR 2St Catherine's, VicMaranatha Christian School, VicBayside Christian College, Qld
YEAR 3Waverley Christian College, Vic
Peregian Springs State School, QldAspley State School, Qld
YEAR 4Australian Christian College - Moreton, QldBerwick Primary School, VicMt Eliza Primary School, Vic
YEAR 5Waverley Christian College, VicSt Joseph's Catholic Primary School Como, NSWMont Albert PS, Vic
YEAR 6Donvale Christian College, VicWaverley Christian College, VicBethania Lutheran, Qld
YEAR 7Caringbah High, NSWKolbe Catholic College, WABeaconhills College Berwick (Village Campus), Vic
YEAR 8Beaconhills College Berwick (Village Campus), VicWaimea Intermediate School, NZMarist Regional College, Tas
YEAR 9St Joseph's Catholic High School, NSWLilydale District School, TasDaramalan College, ACT

 

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United Kingdom

 WINNERS2nd PLACE3rd PLACE
YEAR 1Broadclyst Community Primary SchoolFir Ends Primary SchoolMonkerton Community Primary School
YEAR 2Uxendon ManorFir Ends Primary SchoolSt Bernard's Catholic Primary
YEAR 3St Bernard's Catholic Primary
Salusbury Primary SchoolPaddock Junior Infant & Nursery School
YEAR 4Bishopton Primary School
Southmead Primary SchoolSt Bernard's Catholic Primary
YEAR 5Simonside Primary SchoolSt Peter And St Paul Catholic Primary AcademyYeo Valley Primary School
YEAR 6Uxendon ManorMerchant Taylors' PrepLittletown Primary Academy
YEAR 7Bickley Park SchoolGeorge Pindar SchoolGranville Academy
YEAR 8Cardinal Allen Catholic High SchoolAmery Hill SchoolShiplake College
YEAR 9Granville AcademyGeorge Pindar SchoolFramlingham College

 

 

Middle East, Asia, Africa & Europe

 WINNERS2nd PLACE3rd PLACE
YEAR 1Nadec, Saudi ArabiaBirla High School (Junior Section), IndiaKFUPM Elementary School - Boys, Saudi Arabia
YEAR 2Manarat Al Riyadh National Schools For Boys, Saudi ArabiaAl Mutaweroon International Boys School, Saudi ArabiaAl Tarbya Al Mutamieza Schools, Saudi Arabia
YEAR 3Manarat Al Riyadh National Schools For Boys, Saudi ArabiaNairobi Academy Preparatory School, KenyaSir Manasseh Meyer International School, Singapore
YEAR 4Manarat Al Riyadh National Schools For Boys, Saudi Arabia

Sushila Birla Girls School, IndiaBirla High School (Junior Section), India
YEAR 5Manarat Al Riyadh National Schools For Boys, Saudi Arabia

Birla High School (Junior Section), IndiaUUM International School, Malaysia
YEAR 6Aqeeq International School - Boys, Saudi ArabiaManarat Al Riyadh National Schools For Boys, Saudi ArabiaAl Tadamon Boys School, Saudi Arabia
YEAR 7Manarat Al Riyadh National Schools For Boys, Saudi Arabia

Beaconhouse School (Walton Campus), PakistanAqeeq International School - Boys, Saudi Arabia
YEAR 8Aqeeq International School - Boys, Saudi ArabiaManarat Al Riyadh National Schools For Boys, Saudi ArabiaAqeeq International School - Girls, Saudi Arabia
YEAR 9Manarat Al Riyadh National Schools For Boys, Saudi Arabia

Al Tadamon Boys School, Saudi ArabiaSri Lankan International School, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

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