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Brockhurst and Marlston House School
The Good Schools Guide

Newbury Weekly News Young Photographer competition

Brockhurst and Marlston House pupils who consider themselves adept at their camera skills might like to participate in the Newbury Weekly News competition. 

The competition is open to pupils in all year groups, and all they have to do is take a photograph that best illustrates how they see the town or village they live in. This can be a photograph of absolutely anything, so please encourage them to let their imaginations run wild – just as long as it can be linked to the ‘My Town’ theme.

The competition runs throughout next month, with a closing date of April 30th.

The NWN details are as follows. There will be three age categories – Year 5/6; Year 7-9; Year 10-13. A winner and a ‘Highly Commended’ will be chosen in each age group and then an overall winner will be crowned the NWN Young Photographer of the Year 2017. The winner in each category will receive either an iPad Mini 4 or a phone of their choice, with the overall winner also being presented with camera equipment from Fuji. All photographers that are highly commended will receive a framed copy of their picture.

The NWN’s industry award-winning photographer, Phil Cannings, will lead the judging panel. All entries will be published in a special supplement in the Newbury Weekly News on Thursday, June 8th, with the winners announced the following week.

To enter you can email your photograph to picturedesk@newburynews.co.uk or post it to NWN Photography Competition, Newspaper House, Faraday Road, Newbury, RG14 2DW. Please include the following details with your entry: your name, address, school name, year group, contact phone number and email. If you are under 16-years-old please include the name and contact number of your parent/guardian.

Our usual competition terms and conditions apply. All entrants must be a resident, or go to school, within the Newbury Weekly News circulation area. Full Ts&Cs available upon request.


Phillip Cannings


01635 886642

07500 090973


Newspaper House, Faraday Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2DW

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