Competitions

The table below shows competitions for the 2017-2018 academic year.

More competitions will be added in due course.

Competition Year Groups Date
Albert Johnston Travel Award £1000 L6th, U6th Applications to be submitted in November. Interviews before Christmas. Travel in Summer Holidays.
Alan Turing Cryptography Competition 3rd, 4th Mondays at 4.00pm, January-April 2018 
Animation Competition 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, L6th, U6th Thursdays at 1.05pm
Arkwright Scholarships 5th December – January
Art – Carol Service Programme Cover 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, L6th, U6th October – November
Art – Royal Academy A-level Competition L6th, U6th March – August
Art – Saatchi Schools Art Prize 5th, L6th, U6th November – July
Art – ARTiculation (Art History Competition) L6th, U6th June
Art – Living Edge Schools Art Competition 3 categories – U13, U16 and 16+ December
Art – Nancy Rothwell Award 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, L6th, U6th June
Biology Challenge 4th March
Biology Intermediate Olympiad L6th June
Biology Olympiad U6th January
CHEMQUIZ 2nd, 3rd, 4th Summer Term
Chemistry Olympiad L6th, U6th L6th – June, U6th – February
Chemistry – Young Analyst L6th Summer Term
Chemistry CREST Silver 5th Wednesdays at 1.05pm
Chemistry CREST Bronze 3rd Wednesdays at 1.05pm
National School Chess Championship 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th L6th, U6th Throughout the year
Cipher Challenge 5th, L6th, U6th October – December Thursdays at 4.00pm
Classics Reading Competition 2nd, 3rd, 4th & L6th Spring Term
Climbing Hanger winter bouldering series 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, L6th, U6th November – March
British Science Association CREST Awards L6th TBC
English – WS Johnson Essay Prize 1st, 2nd, 3rd Spring Term
German Debate – Fourth Year 4th TBC
German Reading Competition 2nd TBC
History: Christ’s College, Cambridge University Essay Competition U6th Autumn Term
History: Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University Essay Competition L6th, U6th Autumn Term
History: Peterhouse, Cambridge University Essay Competition L6th, U6th Autumn Term
House Competitions 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, L6th, U6th Throughout the year
Latin Scrabble Competition 4th 5th, L6th, U6th Held every term
Library Competitions Library Heroes Half termly, awarded to the Form who make the most of the Library resources.
Masterchef Knockout Competition  1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th March
Pop Maths Quiz Various Throughout the year
Maths Challenge Preparation 3rd, 4th Fridays at 1.05pm
UK Maths Trust Challenges and associated Olympiads 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, L6th, U6th Throughout the year
Modern Foreign Languages Reading Competition Lower School 1st, 2nd German: Before Christmas
French: After Christmas
Modern Foreign Languages Debating Competition U6th Linguists November
Mock Trial Competition L6th Preparation Mondays at 4.00pm until the trial
Model United Nations (MUN) 4th 5th, L6th, U6th  
Moult Essay Prize 5th Spring Term
Photography House Competition 1st To coincide with First Year Residential
Physics Challenge 5th November – Preparation classes from January
Physics Challenge Exam L6th March – Preparation classes from January
Physics Olympiad (International Competition) U6th November – Preparation classes from September
Physics Olympics L6th, U6th  
PiWars 1st, 2nd, 3rd Tuesdays at 1.05pm
Poetry by Heart and National Poetry Day 4th, 5th, L6th, U6th Autumn Term
Student Investor 4th, U6th Tuesdays at 1.05pm
Young Enterprise L6th Mondays at 4.00pm