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Love Energy Savings Energy Competition for Schools 2018

Are you a UK school looking for a fun and engaging way to educate your pupils on energy efficiency? We have the perfect lesson plan for you (prize up for grabs!).

Welcome to the Love Energy Savings Energy Eciency Competition for Schools (closing date 20th April 2018). Secondary schools across the UK are invited to encourage their year 7 and 8 students to enter the competition.

Energy efficiency is a hot topic right now with the media, our government and businesses across the UK holding the topic high on their agenda.

Energy efficiency includes electricity, water and gas and it means using less energy to provide the same service. Being energy efficient has many benefits from cost savings to a reduction in CO2 emissions – helping to reduce climate change.

The Brief

This is a team project whereby students will need to work together (no more than 4 people per team) to develop an idea for an energy efficiency method which could be used at home or school.

The students will then need to create a poster to demonstrate their idea and also submit a written paper of no more than 250 words to explain and support the idea.

What is the prize?

The winning school will receive a £500 grant for their science department as well as a free energy efficiency audit from Love Energy Solutions (part of Love Energy Savings)

The winning pupils will each win a £100 Amazon Voucher.

Awards timeline: what happens when

  • 20th April 2018
    Registration Opens

    Sign up by emailing to let us know that your school will be submitting entries

  • 25th May 2018
    Entry Deadline

    Make sure you have submitted your poster and written paper before 5pm Email with your entries attached, if there are multiple attachments please submit entries as a zip file.

  • 1st June 2018
    Shortlist Announcement

    Shortlist will be announced via social media, please make sure you follow all our channels by searching ‘Love Energy Savings’

  • 1st June 2018
    Facebook Competition

    The winner will be judged by largest number of likes on the photo through Facebook – make sure you encourage everyone to get involved!

  • 8th June 2018
    Winner Announced

    The winner will be announced on Facebook and we will contact the winner.

How will entries be judged?

Entries will be shortlisted by Love Energy Savings based on the following criteria:

  1. A thorough understanding of energy efficiency and its importance
  2. Originality and creativity
  3. A clear and creative poster that makes your idea easy and fun to read

One entrant from each school will be selected for the final round. For the final round all of the shortlisted posters will be shown on our Facebook page, parents, teachers and students are encouraged to like their favourite poster, the poster with the most likes at the end of the week will win the competition.

What are the rules?

  1. All entrants must be a year 7 or year 8 pupil within a UK high school
  2. Entrants must be a team of no more than 4
  3. Any prize awarded will be split across the whole team
  4. Each school can enter as many times as they wish
  5. Entries must be submitted on one side of A3 or A4 paper with a 250-word maximum word document
  6. Work must be original and created by the student(s)
  7. Entries must include the following information:
    • • Entrants full names
    • • School name and address
    • • Headteachers contact details

Want to Sign Up?

Simply Email and we'll send your school a competition pack with everything you need to get started.