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AwardS 2018/19

The Categories

Welcome to The National School Photography Awards 2018/19 - a nationwide photography competition, where we’re on the search for Britain’s next top photographer!

We’re inviting entries from schools and students of all ages, throughout the UK. The competition is split into three different categories, which all have a different theme.

Please click below to register your school to take part and receive a complete information pack, including posters to put up around school, T&Cs, FAQ's and handy hints and tips! 


Register Your School
Post 16
School: A Lasting Impression
A Window into Life at School
School Spirit!
Previous Entries
2018 - Primary Category
2018 - Secondary Category
2015 - Secondary Category
2018 - Secondary Category
2018 - Primary Category
2018 - Secondary Category
2018 - Primary Category
2016 - Post 16 Category
2015 - Post 16 Category
2015 - Primary Category
2015 - Primary Category
2015 - Primary Category
2015 - Secondary Category

Prizes include:

  • Primary Winner - Fujifilm XP120 Camera
  • Secondary Winner - Fujifilm X-A10 Camera
  • Post 16 Winner - Fujifilm X-A3 Camera
  • Manfrotto Advanced Camera and Laptop Backpack
  • Manfrotto BeFree Color Aluminium Travel Tripod Kit
  • Acrylic Displays for your school 
  • Photography day for your school
  • Work experience with professional photographers and more!
Post 16 Category Winner
All Category Winners
Primary Category Winner
All Category Winners
Secondary Category Winner


Judging for the competition will commence after the closing date for entries on

Our panel will select 20 favourites per category from the entered photographs to create a shortlist ready for final judging.

Each contestant who has made it through to the final will be notified of their progress at this stage. The full panel will then review each finalists photograph before deciding the overall winners of each category.

We have an outstanding judging panel for the competition, which includes industry experts, professional photographers and Education leaders.

Our Judges...

Paul Hill - Category Manager at Manfrotto

Daniel Baxby – Principal at Witchford Village College

Tony Hardacre – Photographer for The Times Education Supplement

John Robertson - Photographer for The Guardian & Manfrotto Ambassador

More information on each of our judges, as well as what they will be looking for in each entry from the contestants can be found here.


Meet The Judges


The National School Photography Awards could not have been launched without the support from key organisations: