Chinese New Year Arts Competition for Schools

中国新年生肖绘画比赛


The Year of the Rat 2020, Deadline 17th January 2020

1st Prize Winners and Overall Winners receive prizes on a stage.

Participating schools receive prizes and can request 10 tickets FREE, for Chinese New Year Show held on 27th January 2020.

12 Chinese Zodiac SignsTo promote activities related to China, schools across Yorkshire & Humber, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and beyond are invited to submit pupils’ art work for a competition to celebrate Chinese New Year!

Run by School: The school organises a competition for pupils to create an A4-sized picture of the Chinese Zodiac of the Year - 2020 is the Year of the Rat.

Judged by School: The school then judges the competition to choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners per category and submits the artwork to our our office located at: 2-4 Palmerston Road, Sheffield S10 2TE.

Overall Winners across the same category are judged by the Confucius Institute.

Categories:

Key Stage 1: Y1-Y2
Key Stage 2: Lower: Y3-Y4
Key Stage 2: Upper: Y5-Y6
Key Stage 3: Y7- Y9
Key Stage 4: Y10-Y11
Six-Form: Y12-Y13

Artwork display and Prize-giving ceremony will be held during:

Sheffield Chinese New Year Celebration at Sheffield City Hall, Monday 27th January 2020

Venue: Sheffield City Hall, Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA

Rundown of the event:
4:00pm-6:45pm, Pre-Show at the Ballroom (FREE admission)
                    4:00pm-5:30pm, Registration and Display; Stalls, Cultural Activities and Food Sale;
                    5:30pm, Line up and watch live entertainment; 
                    5:45-6:05pm, Prize-giving Ceremony;
7:00pm-8:45pm, Main Show at Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall (Ticketed)*
* 10 FREE tickets for school teachers, pupils and parents can be requested by a participating school based on first come first serve.

- 1st Winners and Overall Winners will get onto the stage and receive prizes.
- 2nd and 3rd winners can get prizes from the Registration Desk.
- Participating school will get a prize at the Registration Desk.
- Towards the end of Artwork display, you can take your artwork away (all will have already been scanned and archived).

All artwork submitted must be originals (with pupils’ names, year groups and schools indicated on the reverse) and will be returned after the competition.

Deadline for school to enter: Friday 17th January 2020

Click to download a flyer and an Entry Slip.


2019- Pig

KS1_2019   KS2L_2019

KS2U_2019  KS3_2019

Click to see all entries at KS1

Click to see all entries at KS2 Lower

Click to see all entries at KS2 Upper

Click to see all entries at KS3

Click to see all entries at KS4

Click to see all entries at KS5 / Six-Form

Entries were received from 38 schools, with estimation of ~2000 pupils had taken part in, e.g.
Anns Grove, 61 pupils,
Dobcroft Infant, 180 pupils
Killamarsh Infant, 53 pupils,
Nether Green Infant, 47 pupils,
Nether Green Junior, 105 pupils,
Star Mandarin School, 150 pupils,
Stradbroke Primary, 27 pupils,
Tinsley Meadows Primary, 360 pupils
Town Field Primary, Doncaster, 44 pupils
Walkley Primary. 248 pupils
Westways Primary, 180 pupils

On the 6th Feb 2019, Prize Giving Ceremony was held and the overall winners across the 38 schools were announced.
KS1_ Isla Allard from Meersbrook Bank Primary School
KS2 Lower _ Siddharth Satyawadi from Birkdale Prep School
KS2 Upper _ Sarah Dahmani from Nether Edge Primary School
KS3_ Simon Peng from Birkdale Senior School

No KS4 and KS5 overall winners, because there were less than 5 entries at each category.


2018- Dog

KS1 2018  KS2L 2018

KS2U 2018  

KS3 2018  

KS4-2018  

KS5 2018

Click to see all entries at KS1

Click to see all entries at KS2 Lower

Click to see all entries at KS2 Upper

Click to see all entries at KS3

Click to see all entries at KS4

Click to see all entries at KS5 / Six-Form


2017- Rooster


Childrens painting Rooster painting Rooster painting
Rooster painting Rooster painting Rooster painting

Click to see all KS1 entries.

Click to see all KS2L entries.

Click to see all KS2U entries.

Click to see all KS3 entries.

Click to see all KS4 entries.

Click to see all Sixth Form entries.


2016- Monkey

226 entries from 40 schools across Yorkshire & Humber and Derbyshire were received and displayed at Sheffield City Hall as part of Chinese New Year show.

86 1st-prize winners at each participating schools, plus 6 Overall Winners at each Category, received their prizes from the Lord Mayor of Sheffield. 

Overall Winners:

Overall winner_KS1 Overall winner_KS2L

Overall winner_KS2U

Overall winner_KS3

Overall winner_KS4

Click to see entries at Key Stage 1.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 2 Lower.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 2 Upper.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 3.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 4.

Click to see entries at Six Form.

Overall Winners 2016.


2015- Sheep / Goat

160 entries from 35 schools across Yorkshire & Humber and Derbyshire were received. All entries were displayed at Sheffield City Hall as part of Chinese New Year Show.

There were 52 1st-Prize winners, plus 2nd and 3rd prize winners at each participating school. 1st-prize winners, including 4 Overall Winners, received their prizes from the Lord Mayor of Sheffield.

KS1_Hallam_Pri_Beth_Surfleet

KS4_Maple Medical PRU_Tiffany_Warr

KS2_Nether Green J_Lola Pinnock

KS3_Birkdale_Jake_Chan

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2015_Prize_Ceremony

Click to see entries at Key Stage 1.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 2.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 3.

Click to see entries at Key Stage 4.


2014- Horse

120 entries from schools in Yorkshire & Humber and Derbyshire were received. After careful judging, 36 winners and 56 runner-ups were selected. The Painting Exhibition and the Prize-giving Ceremony took place at Sheffield City Hall as part of Chinese New Year Show.

exhibition exhibition KS1
KS2 KS3 KS4

Click to see Winners and some Runner-ups at Key Stage 1 entries

Click to see Winners and some Runner-ups at Key Stage 2 entries

Click to see Winners and some Runner-ups at Key Stage 3 entries

Click to see Winners and some Runner-ups at Key Stage 4 entries


2013- Snake

Infant group winnerJunior group winnerSenior group winner


Click to see 1st Prize images of Infant entries from all participting schools

Click to see 1st Prize images of Junior entries from all participating schools

Click to see 1st Prize images of Senior entries from all participating schools

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2012- Dragon

W_Infant_Jessica_Li_StarSchool     W_Junior_Meliza_Gramy_BeckP    W_Senior_Rhona_Hunter_LadyL


Click to see 1st Prize images of Infant entries

Click to see 1st Prize images of Junior entries

Click to see 1st Prize images of Senior entries

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2010- Tiger

Display at CNY Dinner, Sheffield United Football Club


Infant - Orla Conneely (Hasland Infant School)

Junior - Keren Wang (Star Mandarin School)

Senior - Nicole Briggs (Queensbury School)


Click to see top images of Infant entries

Click to see top images of Junior entries

Click to see top images of Senior entries

Please click to see photographs displayed at SUFC

For more information, contact:

Tel:  0114 2228447    Email : confucius@sheffield.ac.uk