Weekly Competition

Every week, we post an exciting competition for BNC members to take part in. This page shows all the past winners. To find out more about the competition and see this week’s brief, click here. The winner of last week’s competition can be found on the Wall of Honour.


Weekly Competition #10

Weekly Competition #10

Check out #iwillWeek! This is a week run by a campaign group who want people to take action and do things that will help to improve their communities. You can read more about iwillWeek here. This week, #iwill and the Economist Educational Foundation want you to come up with a pledge. This […]

Weekly Competition #9

Weekly Competition #9

  Last week, we asked you to create an acrostic poem for the word SOCIETY. We thought your entries were awesome! There were was amazing alliteration, a focus on fairness, social housing and society and strong storytelling shown! Well done to everyone and especially A Rowan Platinum Phoenix at Upton […]

Weekly Competition #8

Weekly Competition #8

What’s this? Last week we asked you what this object was. Well done for lots of creative guesses and a good use of reasoning. The best answers showed that you had thought about the design and what each part would have been practical for. Congratulations Blueleopard at Faringdon who did […]

Weekly Competition #7

Weekly Competition #7

Last week we asked BNC members to give ONE REASON WHY having a home matters. Well done! We read lots of thoughtful entries and it was encouraging to see members show compassion and empathy for others. Congratulations to BlueCheese05 who is this week’s winner! We like that they stuck to […]

Weekly Competition #6

Weekly Competition #6

Congratulations to Malcolm Arnold Academy! WOW (sticking with onomatopoeic words). We have seen some creative and talented storytellers this week. Your curiosity sounds helped us to picture curiosity more clearly in our minds. It’s interesting that the same noises came up again and again. Ticking and banging, hmmmmm and mmmmmms […]

Weekly Competition #5

Weekly Competition #5

Congratulations to Grace Academy Coventry! This week we were REALLY amazed by how good the entries were. Well done to everyone who showed thoughtful reasoning, excellent open mindedness and a careful eye for detail. It was also great to see members such as Dumbledore 006 and Pip:Wip use scepticism. They suggested there […]

Weekly Competition #4

Weekly Competition #4

Congratulations Streatham Wells Primary School! This week’s competition was a story about freedom in 50 words. Well done to Snowleopard06 who told a creative story that captured our attention and made us think about freedom in a really imaginative way.  We were really impressed with all of the excellent storytelling shown! […]

Weekly Competition #3

Weekly Competition #3

Well done to Faringdon Community College who have won the third Weekly Competition! This week was a really tough week to judge because there were so many fantastic entries! Well done to everyone who gave an answer. Congratulations also go to: NellieBly:the2nd at Graveney School LP at Chiltern Way Academy Sceptic Cookie at Michael […]

Weekly Competition #2

Weekly Competition #2

Well done to St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School who are the winners of the second Weekly Competition! This week saw some brilliant and creative Haiku entries. Well done to everyone who took part! CONGRATULATIONS to Tealwolf, Angrymama2218 and Mmmusic at St Gregory’s who are this week’s winners. This Haiku won because it […]

Weekly Competition #1

Weekly Competition #1

 Well done to Woodhill Primary School who are the winners of the first Weekly Competition! Well done to everyone who entered the first competition! Well done to our winners: Woodhill! They were chosen because we loved the message they were sending out to all students at school: Join the BNC! […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no. 38

Curiosity Corner Competition no. 38

  Last week, we asked you to think about green energy solutions. This question from Secret7 at North Beckton asked where we would get the money from for green energy solutions. This is a question lots of people ask TIPS FOR GREAT QUESTIONS We look for questions that make people […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.37

Curiosity Corner Competition no.37

  Last week, we asked you to think about who could be affected negatively by dealing with climate change. PikachuPanda3 from William Patten Primary School won because they thought about those who some might think climate change actually helps. Well done! Check out this week’s competition. TIPS FOR GREAT QUESTIONS We […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.36

Curiosity Corner Competition no.36

  Last week, we asked you think about ways to change people’s minds about climate change. ToBeFrank’s question was great as it showed what the situation is like at the moment; climate change is causing big problems across the world but some people still don’t believe in it. I’d like […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.35

Curiosity Corner Competition no.35

  Last week, we asked you to be curious about why some people DON’T believe in climate change. We thought this questions from Raven the Rauthor at Malcolm Arnold got to the bottom of the problem. They put themselves in the shoes of someone who doesn’t believe in climate change […]

Curiosity Corner Competition No.34

Curiosity Corner Competition No.34

  In your first Curiosity Corner Competition of the issue, Clever Columnist from Colegrave asked this question about cars. This is an interesting question as although the answer is fairly straight-forward (banning individual cars would definitely help to deal with climate change), it could cause a lot of debate. For […]