Application Information 2017


The application deadline for ARTicualtion 2017 has now passed.

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The information below can be used as general guidance if you are considering applying to ARTiculation 2018. Application for ARTiculation 2018 will be open in June 2017.

A registration fee of £30 per school will apply. Schools will be invoiced following their registration. A limited number of bursaries are available to state-maintained schools that would otherwise be unable to afford the registration fee. If you think you are eligible,  please register first then contact the ARTiculation Outreach Officer Josepha Sanna.

Internal School Heats and School Support Packs

Schools and other educational organisations are required to organise an internal competition with the winner being chosen to represent them at the regional heat. Internal school heats must be registered with The Roche Court Educational Trust who will supply material to support the event including helpful hints for teachers, best practice guidelines, posters, ARTiculation logos, a programme example and ARTiculation certificates.

Regional Heats

In 2017 the prize is being held at nine regional venues. London schools are required to apply for quarter-finals hosted at the Wallace Collection, Dulwich Picture Gallery, the Whitechapel Gallery and the Courtauld, where adjudicators will select speakers to go through to the London Regional Heat at the National Gallery. For a list of all heats and quarter-finals please see here.

ARTiculation pre-heats

Due to high demand in certain regions schools may be required to participate in pre-heats where an independent adjudicator will select students to go through to the regional heats (schools will be notified along with details of pre-heat venues and times by Friday 14 October).

Finals and ARTiculation Symposium

A student is selected from each heat to speak at the Finals which is part of the ARTiculation Symposium at the University of Cambridge and which takes place on Friday 10 March 2017, 10.00am – 4.00pm.

This symposium is open to all sixth form students, regardless of candidates’ selection, and is designed to encourage debate and engagement with the arts.

Schools are required to indicate their interest in attending on the ARTiculation 2017 Application Form. Separate ARTiculation Symposium and Final application forms will be sent to registered school in October 2017. Limited students travel bursaries are available and must be applied for at the time of application.

Please read the Competition Guidelines for more information.