British Council Essay Competition

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Students had competed against more than 1500 young people from 86 primary schools in Hong Kong to get to the final, demonstrating their creativity, English language, critical thinking and teamwork skills along the way.The event was judged by Mhairi-Anne Gonzalez, Director English Language Services at the British Council in Hong Kong; Alex Ho, General Manager, Recruitment, Circulation and Syndication Business at the South China Morning Post; and Jamie Lam, Production Editor, Digital at Young Post.

This year we introduced two new awards: the Student Participation Award and the Best Teamwork Award. Congratulations to all the winning teams and please view the results below.

Let’s get all primary students together to take part in a creative writing, poetry-reading and storytelling competition.

Judges described entries to the competition in 2018 as ‘‘fantastically imaginative’, ‘hopeful’, ‘quite exceptional’ and ‘passionate’.

We expect a similarly high calibre of writing for 2019.

This initiative offers a range of online resources to get students engaged with science, and to excite their curiosity about the world around them.

During the Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Class in collaboration with the BBC, the official Games broadcaster, used sport as a teaching tool for a series of creative writing, artwork and video projects.

The competition is generously sponsored by the Bar Council Scholarship Trust and offers prizes of: All awards will be presented at the Bar Council's Law Reform Lecture on 27 November 2019 at The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn.

The deadline date for entries is on Friday 27 September 2019.

This year's Law Reform Essay competition is open to anyone undertaking the academic or vocational stage of training for the Bar (including those studying for a qualifying law degree, GDL or BPTC) and those in the process of transferring to the Bar.

The competition invites entrants to submit a 3,000 word essay making the case for a reform to English, Welsh or European law.


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