Enter now! Poetry and art competition

A little boy smiles at the camera while he and his two friends do arts and crafts projects.

The charity Never Such Innocence has launched its 2024 competition for Month of the Military Child (MotMC).

The poetry and art contest is open to all Military children and young people, aged six to 18 years old.

The theme of this year’s competition is Life as a Dandelion and entrants are asked to share something about their life as a Forces child.

Each winner will receive a £25 Amazon gift voucher, donated by the Armed Forces Education Trust, and a goodie bag.

One lucky school will receive a £250 book grant, donated by the Armed Forces Education Trust. Winners will also be invited to London in June for a special presentation of works by the students. All participants will receive a personalised certificate of commendation.

Take part

The deadline for all entries is 3 May 2024. For more information, download the Never Such Innocence flyer.

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