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Art Competition

Together with Arts University Bournemouth (AUB), we invited students to produce a piece of art based on the theme, 'Looking Ahead'.

We received close to 775 entries from 126 schools worldwide. Entries were submitted from students in EYFS through to KS4. Well done to all students who entered. The quality of entries was exceptionally high.

A message from Sarah Charles, Academic Adviser at AUB, about this year's submissions.

Please click on the image to view the artwork in more detail, and watch the video to hear from Sarah Charles about why these entries scored so highly.

EYFS Winner
Faris Rami Hamzeh Suleiman Al Jazzar, 5 years old
Gulf British Academy (Kuwait)




EYFS Runner-up
Alma Musmar, 5 years old
The English School (Kuwait)



KS1 Winner
Olesya Ball, 6 years old
Marlborough College Malaysia



KS1 Runner-up
Arjun N.A.K, 7 years old 
The Edron Academy (Mexico)




KS2 Winner
Ella Meyer, 9 years old
British School of Bucharest (Romania)



KS2 Runner-up
Kimi Xiang, 11 years old
Huili School Hangzhou (China)




KS2 Highly Commended
Clara Sodolescu, 7 years old
British International School Timisoara (Romania)



KS3 Winner
Shukrona Ahkmedova, 13 years old
International Community School (Jordan)



KS3 Runner-up
Irene Alonso Cassio, 13 years old
The British Junior Academy of Brussels



KS4 Winner
Alessandra Barroso Kosanovic, 16 years old
The British School of Amsterdam



KS4 Runner-up
Ana Croitoru, 16 years old
King`s oak British International School (Romania)





A certificate and prize has been awarded to the winner and runner-up of each category.

Winner: £50 Amazon voucher plus an AUB tote bag with art materials*
Runner-up: £25 Amazon voucher plus an AUB tote bag and sketch book*

*The KS4 winner and runner-up have also won AUB tote bags and an AUB creative workshop or webinar for their whole class (topics to be confirmed).

Interested in Judging?

To register your interest in judging future competitions, please contact

2021 Winning Entries

The theme for our 2021 competition was 'Connections'. Click on the image below to take a closer look at the winning entries.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

We are delighted to bring you this year's Art Competition in partnership with Arts University Bournemouth (AUB).

AUB, offers high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries. It is the top specialist university for art and design in the UK (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)

With students from over 60 countries joining courses from Preparation through to Postgraduate level, AUB’s creative community is a place where students and staff come together to innovate, collaborate and connect.

Our campus is a thriving digital and creative environment . Students are immersed into a richly artistic community with experienced staff plus close working links and collaborations with creative industries thus supporting the creative journey from the start.

Bournemouth is not only one the UK’s most beautiful award-winning natural coastal locations, it is also home to one of the fastest growing creative and digital hubs in Europe.

One campus. Multiple disciplines. Unlimited possibilities.

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