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National Heritage Competition for 4th, 5th and 6th classes in Primary Schools

Heritage Ireland 2030 - Have Your Say!
National Heritage Competition for 4th, 5th and 6th classes in Primary Schools 

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Heritage and the Curriculum

This competition supports the SESE curriculum as follows:
  • the strand unit buildings, sites and ruins in my locality
  • the strand unit my locality through the ages
  • the strand unit homes and houses, homes housing and urban development
  • the strand unit literature, art, crafts and culture
  • the strand unit continuity and change in the local environment
Competition Information for schools
  • This competition is open to 4th, 5th and 6th class pupils
  • The focus is an emoji that reflects the pupil’s ideas in relation to heritage and a short descriptor (no more than 50 words) that tells the story of the emoji
  • The closing date for receipt of entries is April 2nd 2019
How to enter
  • All schools are asked to run an initial school based competition across the 3 different class levels
  • Entries should be no larger than A4 size and the descriptor should be limited to a maximum of 50 words
  • The school is asked to submit a PDF version of the 4th, 5th and 6th class winners by email, clearly marked Heritage 2030 Emoji competition to the local Education Centre for inclusion in the Education Centre final (please use the attached cover form which identifies the child’s name, school name, contact details and space for the descriptor about the emoji. Please note that this information will be shared with the adjudication panel and will be stored for the duration of the competition)
  • The original work of the school based winners should be retained in the event that the entry progresses beyond the local Education Centre and Regional Education Centres finals to the National final
  • Teachers will be notified if the entry is progressing from the local to the regional and or onto the national final
  • The adjudicators’ decisions are final
  • The national finalists’ work will be copied onto a T-shirt and also enlarged for display purposes
  • The national finalists’ work will be used by the DCHG for promotional purposes
Calendar of events:
  • April 2nd is the closing date for receipt of entries
  • Local Finals Week of April 8th to the 12th    
  • Regional Finals to be held on Thursday May 2nd ( ATECI regions)
  • National Final the provisional date is June 19th 2019 depending upon Ministerial availability and will be held in Dublin.
Prizes:
  • Local Education Centre1st, 2nd and 3rd in each of the year groups i.e. 4th class, 5th class, 6th class 9 prizes in total ( prizes are book vouchers of €30, €20, €10 respectively)
  • Regional Final: 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each of the year groups i.e. 4th class, 5th class, 6th class 9 prizes in total ( prizes are vouchers of €50, €30, €20 respectively)
  • National Final: 18 finalists, each awarded a heritage pass, a T-shirt with their emoji printed on it, a rosette as a finalist.  The  winner in each class group will also receive a plaque and  the overall winner will receive a prize of book tokens (€150) with additional book tokens for the school (€250)
Attachments:
Download this file (DCHG_ Have Your Say_official poster.pdf)Poster[Poster]1686 kB
Download this file (Emoji Competition Schools Information Sheet .pdf)Emoji Competition Schools Information Sheet [Emoji Competition Schools Information Sheet ]566 kB
Download this file (Emoji Competition_School entry coversheet_DCHG Emoji Competition.pdf)Emoji Competition Application Form[Emoji Competition Application Form]474 kB
Download this file (Postaer_Comórtas emoji.pdf)Postaer Comórtas emoji[Postaer Comórtas emoji]636 kB
Download this file (Poster DCHG Emoji Competition.pdf)Poster DCHG Emoji Competition[Poster DCHG Emoji Competition]642 kB

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