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Welcome to our competition page!  Click on the images below to learn more about the relevant competiton and how to enter! Fingers crossed your PTA will raise vast sums of money for very little effort with these fantastic competitions sponsored by our suppliers and partners.

Design a birthday card for PRINCE GEORGE OF CAMBRIDGE for his 1st Birthday:  22 July 2014

Fat-Chilli Cards & Gifts invite PTA’s, schools, and nurseries to enter their Art Project and Competition to design a birthday card to commemorate the Prince’s first birthday on 22 July 2014, on a birthday theme of your choice.

A winning design will be chosen from all the artworks submitted on the project, and a card of the winning design will be sent to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace to mark this really special event in their lives.

Artwork must be submitted to Fat-Chilli between the 1 May and the 10 June. 


To find out more about the completion, rules, and prizes please visit the Fat-Chilli Cards and Gifts COMPETITONS PAGE. 

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Disney on Ice presents

We’re giving you the chance to win 2 tickets to see the show*!  

UK TOUR: Friday 26 September 2014 – Sunday 4 January 2015
Glasgow – Newcastle – Manchester – Birmingham – London

Click Here for more show information 
*T&Cs apply

Parent PA’s Summer Giveaway – One Year’s Free Subscription

Parent PA is a brilliant new web-based communications service that schools and/or PTAs can use to connect with their parents by sending texts and emails, reducing administration time and stationery costs. And because it sends reminders about your diary events automatically, it saves even more time and money, and parents always know what is happening. It’s secure, reliable and parents love it too.

If you’d like to be in with a chance of receiving a free subscription for a whole year, then simply email summergiveaway@parent-pa.co.uk with your contact details and your schools name. We’ll be selecting the winner at random at the end of the Summer Term.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 20th July 2014. Terms and Conditions apply

Go Eco with The Big Lunch -3 x £200 prizes to be won in Northern Ireland

Primary and nursery schools across Northern Ireland are invited to take part in The Big Lunch ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ competition. Three lucky schools will be selected to win a £200 cash prize to support sustainable living in their school community!

The competition is being delivered by The Big Lunch, the UK annual get together for neighbours, in partnership with the national food waste campaign, ‘Love Food Hate Waste’.

To take part, Schools must host a Big Lunch, at your event you can demonstrate how the school has encouraged visitors, staff and pupils to be more eco-friendly and reduce food waste. This can be anything from planting fresh and using as you need it, to highlighting ways food can be recycled or providing tips for food waste reduction.

Simply email us a description (in less that 500 words) of your Big Lunch, after it has taken place, including three images and details on how you helped spread the Waste reduction message, and your Big Lunch story.

Send your completed portfolio to grainnemccloskey@thebiglunch.com on, or before 11.59pm on 28 June 2014.

Note: Competition entry will also towards the Eco-Schools programme, as part of the waste topic.

Claim 10 free children's birthday cards worth £5.99

To mark the launch of a new range of birthday cards for children, online card shop Pink & Greene are giving a FREE pack of 10 children's cards to every customer ordering from pinkandgreene.com before 1 June 2014 (using voucher code PTASUPPORTER).

Pink & Greene know that children go to lots of birthday parties and that parents struggle to find cards that are fun and good value. To help out, they have created 20 new designs, for girls or boys, that can be bought either as a pack of 20 (for £8.99), or 10 (for £5.99). And whenever they sell a pack, they make a donation to one of our registered PTAs or good causes, chosen by the customer (of £1 per 20-pack, or 50p per 10-pack). PTAs can register with them at any time, for free and without commitment.
To see the range and the individual cards, visit www.pinkandgreene.com and choose 'Kids' birthday' from the Packs menu.

Exclusive PTA-UK offers! Courtesy of School Life Broadcasting…

School Life Broadcasting offer bespoke school apps, websites, film showcases and TV and radio services all at unbeatable prices and now PTA-UK members can benefit from sizeable discounts too, including;

20% off school radio stations (must be booked before 1 July 2014) – focusing on narrowing the gap, attainment, parental engagement and improving attendance
33% off your very own school/PTA App (must be ordered before May) – a business no brainer – saves the school much money and delivers outstanding benefits.  
33% off a beautiful school showcase film (must be ordered before 1 July 2014) – outstanding value with enormous benefits
20% off stunning Ofsted-friendly websites (offer valid for six months) – Includes a free mobile website.
But that’s not all as School Life are also offering one lucky person the chance to win their own mobile app worth £2800! All you have to do is visit their Facebook page, click ‘Like’, and you’ll be entered into a draw. The competition closes at midnight on 31 July 2014. Good luck! For more information, click here. For terms and conditions, click here.


Making number crunching fun… PLYT is a great new board game that allows players of all ages and abilities to compete, have some serious fun and really improve their numeracy skills in the process. Launched in September 2013, the game has received some fantastic reviews and even better, recent independent research carried out by askyourstaff showed playing PLYT for just six weeks improved average numeracy skills by 26%! (See full research results on the www.plyt.co.uk blog). Another benefit is the great discount scheme they run for schools and PTAs.
We have FIVE COPIES of the PLYT game to give away so if you want to claim one for your PTA or school, simply email PLYT, via www.plyt.co.uk, using the subject ‘PLYT PTA Competition 2014’ and making sure you provide your school name and PTA contact. Good luck!


With Snifty Scented Products…
Snifty pencils and pens offer a unique fundraising opportunity, enabling schools and charities to make in excess of 150% profit on products that children everywhere love. Newly launched in the UK, these deliciously scented Snifty pencils are high quality, collectible and pocket money priced. There are 10 different scents to collect and they’re all proven bestsellers. For a chance to win a box of 100, your PTA or school must submit an email to admin@sniftyfundraising.co.uk with the following details: a valid email address plus school telephone number, name of head teacher, PTA contact and approximate numbers of pupils at school. Deadline for entries is 4 July 2014. In the meantime, check out their website www.sniftyfundraising.co.uk for 15% off your first order! Click here for terms and conditions.


From Inside2 Outside Ltd…
Here’s a nationwide free prize draw to win a Qube™ Tensile 4x4m Canopy for your school. This canopy has a RRP of £4,500 so it’s a great prize which will provide a safe outdoor play area for your pupils. Inside2Outside Ltd are giving away one of their tensile canopies, plus delivery and installation, to celebrate their new offices and larger tensile production facilities in Cambridgeshire. Simply enter online at www.inside2outside.co.uk. Full terms and conditions are on the website.


With Viking, provider of everyday essentials to schools...
Have you ever imagined what your classroom could look like in years to come? What technologies will pupils be using and what will they be sitting on? Viking are inviting budding artists, engineers and designers aged 16 and under to visualise what the Classroom of the Future could look like. Not only is technological innovation and room design a great topic to discover, but this competition is a lot of fun and pupils could win a great multimedia bundle for your school worth £2500, including a 42” HD LED TV, two Apple iPad Air tablets, a laptop and two cameras, plus much more. So why not download an entry form, along with information and terms and conditions, now? Simply visit www.vikingschools.co.uk to find out more. Closing date for entries is 18 July 2014.

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