Code with About Us! Write with About Us!

About Us is all about exploring the many ways life across the universe is connected. We’re asking you to explore this with us by sending us your poems and Scratch coding projects!

If you’re aged 4-18, send us your poems and/ or Scratch projects on the theme of ‘connectivity and the universe‘, by 23:59 GMT Wednesday 31st August 2022 to win books and tech goodies, talent development opportunities, and free workshops for your school.

This opportunity is for anyone aged 4-18 on the closing date of 31st August 2022. It is FREE to enter and you can submit as many entries as you wish. All entrants will receive an e-certificate for participating. Entries should explore the infinite ways we are connected to the universe, the natural world, and one another.

Find out more here, and read the rules. Check out lots of resources to inspire you here and see the winning entries from the first round of the competition here.

  • Poems should be no more than 20 lines long. Coding entries must not exceed 90 seconds in length.
  • Poetry entries are accepted in English or Welsh, but you can include phrases in your mother tongue or another language.
  • If you would like to enter in Braille or British Sign Language, or if you require any information about the competition in an alternative format, please contact [email protected].

Take a look at these instructions for how to create a project in the coding programme, Scratch, and enter it into the competition.

For any queries on how to share your work with us, please contact:
poetry queries – [email protected]
coding queries – [email protected]