Poster competition - EYFS and KS1 only
As part of Powerdown fortnight Primary and Infant schools
are invited to take part in a competition to design a poster with
‘Switch it Off"
The school can enter a maximum of 5 posters in
each age category:
- - EYFS
- - Primary: year 1 and 2
Poster Competition Briefing
(71KB, 1 pages)
Writing competition - Year 3-6
Competition to write 300 words with he title "The
The piece can either be in the style of a story or a newspaper
article, they can set their piece in the present, past or future,
but they must stick to the word limit. They are welcome to
add pictures but the judging will be soley on the content of the
writing. Refer to the briefing sheets for full competition
guidlines and rules.
The school can enter a maximum of
5 entries each age category:
Prizes will be awarded to individuals in each category at the
corresponding prize ceremony.
Powerdown day competition - open to all primary
The Peterborough Powerdown fortnight culminates with the
all important Powerdown day on Friday 23 November or Friday 15
March when schools are encouraged to focus efforts to reduce energy
consumption as much as possible for one day (please see our
Powerdown reading your meter sheet for more instructions on how to
measure your energy use). Where possible we will be running spot
checks on the data with corresponding AMR (automatic meter
readings) where applicable.
How do you run a Powerdown day?
guidance for Powerdown Fortnight - November 2012
Meter guidance for
Powerdown fortnight - March 2013
Special recognition- open to all participating schools
This award is to be presented to a pupil for special
recognition of his/her efforts in Powerdown fortnight and/or energy
saving in particular.
During and after Powerdown fortnight has
happened you can nominate a pupil who you believe makes an
extra special effort/commitment to energy saving. You can make
up to five nominations per school using the attached form. All
nominees will be entered into a prize draw which will be drawn on
your specific Powerdown prize ceremony.
All entries must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by
the dates specified on the briefing sheet.