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Hillingdon Activities and Competitions

School Travel and Road Safety

Art Competition

 

Dear Parent,

During these unusual times of change and uncertainty the STARS team at Hillingdon Council would really like to invite as many children as possible to take part in an exciting borough wide ‘Design your Dream Bike’ art competition!

It is so important for your child to continue to feel part of their school and wider community, and we are committed to encouraging fun activities that offer a creative outlet for your children as well as asking them to think about the benefits of active travel on their health and the planet.

The Competition:

We are asking children to draw what their dream bicycle would look like. It doesn’t have to be a conventional two-wheel bicycle, the bike can be as wacky and inventive as they want. The more creative the better! Think wings and rockets and you are on the right track! Children are encouraged to use their imagination and whatever medium they have to hand! Paints, pencils, crayons, pens, all are totally acceptable!

The Prizes:

Once the top 3 winning designs from each key stage have been selected, they will be sent to a graphic designer to be turned into a piece of art - digitising the design and adding colour and backgrounds to the print, which will then be mounted and framed for your child to keep.

They will also win an amazon gift card to spend on whatever they wish!

Prize breakdown (for each KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4):

  • 1st Place will receive a £50 Amazon Voucher and an A3 framed print of their bike
  • 2nd Place will receive a £30 Amazon Voucher and an A4 framed print of their bike
  • 3rd Place will receive a £15 Amazon Voucher and an A5 framed print of their bike

In addition, we are hoping to exhibit the work at a local library, subject to changes to the current lockdown conditions.

How to guide:

Attached is a template that could be printed out and used by your child, however, if you don't have access to a printer please feel free to use any piece of paper and art supplies you have!

Have your child draw their dream bike and then send it back to the STARS Team by the competition deadline, Thursday 30th April 2020!

Please e-mail a photo of the design to stars@hillingdon.gov.uk.
 

The STARS team will then contact the winners by email.

The team and I look forward to seeing your designs! Good Luck everyone!  

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