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Children’s prize art competitions

See the winners of the July 2016 competition.

  • New children’s art competition every month on a different theme
  • All entries go into permanent online gallery
  • Nine prizes every month totalling at least £240 (approx US$340)
  • Free personalised participation certificates
  • Entries divided into three age groups (0-7, 8-11 and 12-18)
  • Open to both teachers and families

For more information, see the rules and Q&A.


The best three competition entries in each age group (0-7, 8-11, and 12-18) feature in the winners’ gallery and on the home page, and winners receive personalised certificates and cash prizes totalling at least £240 (approximately US$340):

  Entrant in each age group
First prize £35 (approx US$50)
Second prize £25 (approx US$35)
Third prize £20 (approx US$30)


Entries should relate closely to the competition theme, allowing for a degree of imaginative interpretation.

Month Theme Closing date Award date
Aug 2016 Pointillism 07 Sep 2016 21 Sep 2016
Sep 2016 Tightrope walker 07 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016
Oct 2016 The first colony on Mars 07 Nov 2016 21 Nov 2016
Nov 2016 Christmas card 07 Dec 2016 21 Dec 2016
Dec 2016 Friends 09 Jan 2017 23 Jan 2017
Jan 2017 Primary colours 07 Feb 2017 21 Feb 2017
Feb 2017 Imaginary landscape 07 Mar 2017 21 Mar 2017

Terms and conditions

Please refer to the rules of entry and our privacy policy. Please note in particular:

  • Only one entry per child will be accepted for each month’s competition.
  • Winners will be notified within fourteen days of the closing date.
  • Prize money will be sent by UK cheque or Western Union, according to each winner's preference.