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Photography Challenges

This page is for anyone who would like to take part in the School Photography Challenges which are now open to Prep children from Years 4 to 6, Senior students and staff (you do not need to attend the Wednesday lunchtime club).

The latest themes for your photography are posted here, as are links to the winning images - see below.

Interpret each theme in your own way – e.g. Food, could be wrappers, lots of sweets in a pile or a close up of an orange etc.

Think about the composition and how it would look as a printed out photograph. Ask Mrs Cormack if you are not sure. You may use a camera or mobile.

A prize will be given to the winner of each year group.

Please send your best 3 images to Don’t forget to include your name and year / form.

No selfies or people to be included.


2017/18 Challenges:

  • School Life - Deadline 6th October 2017 - See the winners here
  • Spooky - Deadline 3rd November 2017 - See the winners here
  • Inspirational- Deadline 24th November 2017 - See the winners here
  • Celebrations -  Deadline 15th December 2017 - See the winners here
  • Reflections – Deadline 12th January 2018
  • Liverpool – Deadline 2nd February 2018 - See the winners here
  • My Favourite Book – Deadline 28th February 2018 - See the winners here
  • Textures- Deadline 16th March 2018
  • Letters and numbers – Deadline 6th April 2018
  • Spring - Deadline 27th April 2018
  • Sweets - Deadline 18th May 2017
  • Patterns- Deadline 8th June 2018
  • Success- Deadline 29th June 2018

Below are the 2016/17 themes and winners:

  • Landmarks and Buildings - see the winners here!
  • Animals - see the winners here!
  • Food - see the winners here!
  • Christmas - see the winners here!
  • Sport - see the winners here!
  • Technology - see the winners here!
  • Panorama - see the winners here!
  • Water - see the winners here!
  • Music - see the winners here!
  • Science - see the winners here!
  • School - deadline 17th May 2017
  • Open - deadline 7th June 2017
  • House Competition - deadline 21st June 2017 (theme to be confirmed)