Thursday, 18 February 2010

National Schools Quiz - 12th March 2010

Why should I take part in the National Schools Quiz? The National Schools Quiz has the potential to set young minds alight with a thirst for knowledge. Having seen how computer games can enthuse children, using similar technology to expand a child’s knowledge of the curriculum in a fun and interactive way is a great way to increase learner attainment. The quiz also allows children to participate on a national scale and learn together.

Who can enter the National Schools’ Quiz?
The quiz is only open to 8 or 9 year old primary school children from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

What are the prizes?
Highest scoring pupil - £250 of latest technology of their choice
Teams (restricted to 10 members) – up to £2,000 for the winning team. Each member gets to choose up to £200 worth of the latest technology of their choice
Best overall school – £3,000 worth of latest ICT kit or training for the school

How does the National Schools Quiz fit into school curriculum?
The questions are based on subjects being taught to 8 and 9 year old primary school children, although there are some general knowledge questions. The quiz itself is not a mandatory part of school curriculum, but can help inspire children to learn more about any subject.
What are the terms and conditions?

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The quiz itself will take place at 11am on the 12th March, and will last for approximately 65 minutes.

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