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Children’s prize art competitions

See the winners of the March 2015 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
Apr 2015 My father 07 May 2015 21 May 2015
May 2015 Playing the piano 08 Jun 2015 22 Jun 2015
Jun 2015 Hair 07 Jul 2015 21 Jul 2015
Jul 2015 My Mona Lisa 07 Aug 2015 21 Aug 2015
Aug 2015 Brain 07 Sep 2015 21 Sep 2015
Sep 2015 Balloons 07 Oct 2015 21 Oct 2015

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.