Camden Youth Safety Fortnight (25 June to 9 July 2021) - Secondary Schools’ Multimedia Creative Competition
The overall theme is ‘keeping children and young people in Camden safe’ but your project can focus on any three elements of this (or more than one of these):
Camden Youth Safety Fortnight, from 25 June to 9 July 2021, will be a call to action for everyone in Camden. Camden Council believes that keeping young people safe is everyone’s business. As part of this work, the Council is launching the second Camden Youth Safety Week Multimedia Competition. We were blown away by the quality of entries last year so we can’t wait to hear your ideas for this year.
Who can enter? The competition is open to children and young people in Camden secondary schools, up to age 18. Entries must be by children and young people in partnership with their school – and can be generated by students, with the support of their teachers or school staff, or initiated by a teacher or other member of school staff but shaped and creatively driven by the students.
What do schools have to do? A creative or multi-media project on a theme of ‘Keeping children and young people in Camden safe’ – this can be interpreted widely by entrants and is not limited to knife crime or youth violence. See the suggested themes above. Entries could include:
For any questions regarding entries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Things to consider in your entry are:
Your expressions of interest must describe clearly what the project is and how it will highlight the themes and issues described above, as well as what medium you will use and how you will involve students / the role of school staff. Please download and fill in our short form here.
Prizes The winning entry and two runners-up will be published during Youth Safety Fortnight 2021 to raise awareness. In addition to this, the overall winner will receive a main prize of £500 for their school, plus vouchers for participating students. There will be two smaller prizes of £150 for schools which come second and third, plus vouchers for participating pupils.