The below includes prestigious competitions that can help give students a leg up in their futures and also link up with Gatsby Benchmarks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8.
- BBC Young Reporter– Journalism competition
Formerly School Report, BBC Young Reporter gives 11 – 18 year olds a chance to tell a story that is important to them with the help of BBC journalists. Split into 2 age groups, this is a fantastic competition for students looking to get their first taste of journalism.
- The F Factor– National competition for budding entrepreneurs
The F Factor is a national start-up competition from Founders of the Future, for young people across the country. It is about providing young aspiring entrepreneurs with tools, skills-training and context to bring their ideas to life and present them to experts as well as opportunities to collaborate with like-minded peers, interact with mentors and gain access to work experiences.