Competitions, Challenges, Courses

Discover school and national competitions that you can take part in as well as other challenges and courses to improve your skills!


Art Competition - Deadline Extended to Monday 8th March 2021

THEME  - Christian Distinctiveness and our Core Values - Love, Co-operation, Stewardship, Respect, Service, all of which are fundamental to College life and permeate through everything we do at College as well as in our home life. Information about our College values can be found here.

WHAT WE WANT STUDENTS TO CREATE  - We want students to get creative and through their piece of artwork express how the College Core Values and our Christian Distinctiveness filters through everything they do, what do these values mean to them? We want to display their artistic endeavours around the school; in the Principal’s office, Reception, on the Chapel windows and in other areas around the College.

Full information can be found here


Young Writers  - Poetry Writers Competition - Deadline 29th March 2021

Young Writers is an organisation that runs national writing competitions for schools throughout the academic year.  Each competition they offer has a different theme and can vary between poems or stories and are set for different Key Stages.  

Competitions are advertised to Christ's College students through the Creative Writing Competition Google Classroom that students have access to, and also advertised on the My Homework App. 

The current Poetry writing competition is called 'Imagine' and students should submit their writing via Ms I Johnson so that she can send the entries for the school.

Watch the Imagine video here


Young Songwriter Competition - Deadline 31st March 2021

The Young Songwriter Competition (SAYS21) is for both aspiring young songwriters who already have some experience as well as young people who want to write their first song.

This competition is open to young people aged 8-18 years old. Entries can be submitted by individuals or groups/bands. Songs must be under 4.5 minutes and can be on any topic and in any genre of music. All lyrics and music must be the entrant’s own original work.  Find out more here  



1st February 2021

Virtual Cross Country Challenge

Active Surrey have set up some Virtual Cross Country Challenges for students to take part in.  There is a choice of two options to test your personal best at either the 10 minute or 1 mile challenge. Each one can be done multiple times and every time one is completed, results can be uploaded to the relevant Google Classroom code that has been sent out to parents/students  Mr Scutt will upload the results to Active Surreys spreadsheet to share the results of your efforts every Friday of each week.

10 minute run, jog or walk Challenge

Students must run, jog or walk for 10 minutes and record the distance covered.

1 Mile/1.6km Challenge   

Students must run, jog or walk for 1 mile or 1.6km equivalent and record the time that it took them.



Introduction To Refereeing

The FA have released an Introduction To Refereeing session which is free and available to anybody that is 13 and over that might want to enrol onto the FA Basic Referees course in the future.

The session is on Wednesday 24th February 2021 via Zoom from 7pm-8pm. Information on full training, the basic laws of the game will be included as well as any questions that people might have about refereeing prior to committing to a full course. This is also highly recommended for any students who take the OCR Cambridge Nationals in Sports studies as this will enhance their learning of refereeing in sport as well as leadership roles in sports.

Anybody wishing to access this course must click on this link  Introduction to refereeing session  to book their place.

If you have any queries about the session please contact who will be abe able to advise you further .   


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