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Competition Time!

We’re calling all students to take on the challenge of designing a new activity in our City! This competition utilises their skills in creativity, teamwork, financial management and problem solving and is suitable for primary and secondary school children aged between 4 – 14 years.

As part of KidZania, we encourage students to explore a range of careers and to harness their curriculum learning within each activity. By entering this competition, students will gain insight into how our Content and Design team develop their concepts and the logistics required to make it come to life!

Register your class for this competition now!
Prizes to be won!

Prizes to be won!

We will be picking one winner and one runner up school who will receive:

Winner

  • One Roland drum-kit worth £400 for the school
  • A funded class trip to KidZania London worth £420
  • Printed poster of their entry and displayed on our notice board in Customer Services for a year
  • Chance to meet our Content team and have your winning entry presented to you when you visit us
  • Mention on our blog and social media

 

Runner up

  • A funded class trip to KidZania London worth £420
  • Printed poster of their entry and displayed on our notice board in Customer Services for a year
  • Chance to meet our Content team and have your winning entry presented to you when you visit us
  • Mention on our blog and social media

They will be applying the following KS1-3 curriculum:

 Art and Design

  • To interpret a design brief and its importance in the design process
  • To know the range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • To develop their art and design techniques using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

English

  • To communicate through reading, writing and presenting their ideas in an effective and creative way

Maths

  • To compare, describe and solve practical problems using measurement in lengths and heights, capacity and volume and time

Design and Technology

  • To design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • To identify and solve their own design problems and understand how to reformulate problems given to them
  • To generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
  • select from a range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • To evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
  • To test, evaluate and refine their ideas and products against a specification, considering the views of intended users and other interested groups

In addition, students will develop an in-depth learning about the need for creativity skills in careers, by tackling a real-life problem and working as a team to express different opinions or solutions. More details on careers guidance is included in our teacher pack.

How to Enter

Start by registering your school here

Multiple entries can be made from the same school, but with different lead teachers and must register separately.

  1. Register your class above.

  2. Download our teacher pack that assists in creating a lesson/workshop plan and directing students through the design process. Please read our terms and conditions.

  3. Students will be taking on the role of the Content and Design team for KidZania London, download the resources pack which includes the design brief they have been given and instructions on what to do next.

  4. Encourage students to think creatively in solving a problem and how they might like to submit their entry, we will take various forms of media including but not limited to videos and photos, written descriptions using the template provided.

  5. Please submit your entries to schoolscompetition@kidzania.co.uk. If you are sending videos, you may use WeTransfer or You Send It with the link to download. All entries must be submitted with the registration form to be valid. If you’d like to post your entry, please send to Schools Competition, KidZania London, Westfield London, Ariel Way, London, W12 7GA.

Closing date for entries is 28th June 2019, 5pm GMT. For any questions, please email us at schoolscompetition@kidzania.co.uk

We look forward to seeing your ideas, Activity Designers. Good luck!

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