Schools prize draw

Two winning schools can each bring up to 25 GCSE pupils to take part in our GCSE practical, Going Bananas for Food Security, and to spend the full day at the Eden Project on either Thursday 14 or Friday 15 March 2019.

This 2½ – 3 hour workshop in our Invisible Worlds Lab in which GCSE students get to develop their practical skills, experience and knowledge, all framed within the context of cutting edge research into food security.

Read the terms and conditions below, which include essential information on who is eligible to take part.

How to enter

This competition is now closed. The winners were: Matt Frost (Cornwall) and Sheila Silveira (London).

Terms and conditions

  • The competition is open to state-funded schools (secondary and APIs) located within the UK.
  • Entry is free and no purchase is necessary. One entry per school. Automated entries will not be accepted.
  • Two prize visits are available, a single school cannot claim both prizes. The prize comprises an exclusive lab practical session for up to 25 students and accompanying adults within our standard school visit ratios. 
  • The winning schools will organise and pay for their own transport.
  • All pupils attending must be GCSE science students in years 9-11.
  • The prize is as described, non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.
  • No other expenses are included as part of the prize.
  • The first two school names pulled at random from the draw after the closing date will be offered the prize as described above.
  • The available dates for the winning schools’ visits are Thursday 14 and Friday 15 March 2019 and will be confirmed by mutual agreement between the schools and the Eden Project. 
  • Photographs of the winning schools’ visits may be taken and used for marketing purposes.
  • If contact cannot be made with the winner within seven days of the draw date or the school is unable to take part on a relevant date, the prize will be forfeited and a further random draw will be made.
  • The competition is not open to employees of the Eden Project, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the prize draw.
  • All entries must be received by midnight (UK time) on Sunday 3 February 2019. The winner will be notified by email or phone after the closing date.
  • All entrants must be teachers or members of senior management entering on behalf of their school.
  • Find out how we store and process your data responsibly in our privacy policy.
  • The Eden Project reserves the right to cancel the competition at any stage if deemed necessary.

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