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In The Know: Holiday Activities!
The school holidays are almost upon us. Young people will get a chance to refresh and engage in other activities that are not academic in nature. With this in mind, we have put together a few activities that are both fun and educational.
Songwriting Competition: Future Music launched this competition for new and established songwriters. It’s designed to find the best songwriters in the UK and get their music heard or get them signed to music labels. The competition is open to everyone who resides in the UK and has additional categories for those younger than 18 years of age. Entry into the competition costs £10 per entry. Participants are required to state the nearest performance date to where they live, when submitting their entries. For more information, click here.
Thought Bubble Comic Art Competition: An art comic competition open to all writers and artists from all over the world. The competition includes a category for young people aged between 12 to 17 years of age and aims to discover new talent. The pages can be created using digital or analogue means and writer/artist teams are also allowed to enter the competition. The deadline for entry into the competition is Friday, 28th July and prizes include £200 worth of comics. For more information on this competition, click here.
Youth Grand Challenges Competition: This programme is part of the British Science Association, the CREST Awards. To take part, students must be between 11 and 19 years of age on the 31st of August. They must also be UK residents enrolled in full-time education and must undertake a CREST project within an eligible topic area. Individual entries to the competition are allowed for all categories except Discovery, which is only open to teams. The deadline for submissions is 26th September and there are various prizes to be won. For more information, click here.
The GT Scholars programme is an after-school programme for young people aged 11-16. Our goal is to help young people achieve excellent grades, get into top universities and enter competitive careers. We’ve still got a few spaces left for young people that want to join GT Scholars next term. If you’re interested, you’ll need to register your interest here or give us a call on 02088168066