Application Information

 

Applications for the ARTiculation Prize 2020 are now OPEN!  The online application form is available here.  Teachers from schools, colleges and educational groups can apply on behalf of their students to take part in the ARTiculation prize.

Discovery Days, the ARTiculation Ambassador Program and Training Days are all still active and continue to be delivered across the country.

Please be advised, the information below is not binding and is to be used only as a draft guideline to the ARTiculation Prize.

Please read the ARTiculation Prize 2020 Competition Guidelines before completing the online application form.

General Information

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 or Regional Final. 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.

ARTiculation Regional Heats

Due to high demand in certain regions schools may be required to participate in Regional Heats heats where an independent adjudicator will select students to go through to the Regional Final.  London schools are required to apply for regional heats hosted at four London galleries. Adjudicators will select speakers to go through to the London Regional Final at the National Gallery.  Schools based in the Southern region will also need to participate in Regional Heats held at three Southern galleries.

Grand Final and ARTiculation Conference

A student is selected from each Regional Final to speak at the Grand Final which is part of the ARTiculation Conference held at the University of Cambridge on 13 March 2020. This conference is open to all sixth form students, regardless of candidates’ selection, and is designed to encourage debate and engagement with the arts.  You can book places online here. Limited students travel bursaries are available and must be requested at the time of application.

Participation Fee

A Participation Fee applies to all schools. Schools will be invoiced following their registration. The Participation Fee includes an Introduction to ARTiculation Assembly Pack, an Internal School Heat Support Pack, and participation in an ARTiculation heat.

Schools from the state-maintained sector

Participation Fee

  • A participation fee of £50 applies.
  • A limited number of bursaries are available to those schools that would otherwise not be able to afford the participation fee. If you think that your school may be eligible, please register first, then contact josepha@sculpture.uk.com
  • If your school would like to make a donation to the ARTiculation outreach initiative, please tick the relevant box on the application form.

ARTiculation workshops

  • As part of our outreach initiative, ARTiculation Discovery Days are hosted at museums and galleries across the country, and are designed to introduce students to the skills that ARTiculation supports: independent research, critical thinking, visual analysis and public speaking. Schools from the state maintained sector are invited to attend, free of charge. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. For a full list of workshops please see here.

Schools from the independent sector

Participation Fee

  • A participation fee of £100 applies. £50 of this fee sponsors the ARTiculation outreach initiative
  • If your school would like to make an additional donation to the ARTiculation outreach initiative, or support a specific school to participate, please tick the relevant box on the application form.

ARTiculation relies on the generous support of our donors, trusts and foundations. We aim to keep costs to those who participate to a minimum. If you would like to discuss this further, please get in touch.

Please read the ARTiculation Prize 2020 Competition Guidelines for more information.

If you would like a postal application form, please email articulation@sculpture.uk.com