We are excited to announce the winners of our WOW badge design competition 2022!

This year's theme was WALK THROUGH TIME.

This theme takes us back in time as we explore millions of years of history on earth. Pupils were encouraged to research a historic period or event and depict it as a WOW badge.  

This year we are awarding prizes to:

  • 11 winning badge designs
  • 11 runners-up designs
  • 5 prize draw winners

A huge thank you to everyone who participated - we received around 115K entries!

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Our winners are...

DINOSAURS

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Designed by:
Ben, 11
 HERONSGATE PRIMARY SCHOOL, WOOWICH

I chose to draw dinosaurs because the picture shows that volcanoes are erupting so they are trying to run away.”

WOOLLY MAMMOTH

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Designed by:
OLIVIA, 7
St. Bede's Catholic Primary School, BASINGSTOKE

I chose to draw a woolly mammoth because I read a story about them and they look like big fluffy teddy bears. When I read the examples the dinosaurs were tooooooo scary!

HIEROGLYPH

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Designed by:
HAnna, 5
Malmesbury Park Primary School, BOURNEMOUTH

"Egyptian hieroglyphics - I think they are most beautiful.”

ROMAN CENTURION

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Designed by:
RISHON, 10.
St Mary's CE Primary School, AYLESBURY

I did the Romans, because I am fascinated by them. I drew a Roman Centurion in battle.”

VIKINGS

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Designed by:
CHARLIE, 7
Newton Longville C of E Combined School, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

I did a viking boat because I'd like to meet a viking.”

SHAKESPEARE

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Designed by:
MAISIE, 11
Badsworth C of E Junior and Infants School, WEST YORKSHIRE

William Shakespeare because he was an English playwright, poet and actor. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. DOB: 1564.”

BICYCLE

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Designed by:
SebastiAn, 8

The Rosary Catholic Primary School, HOUNSLOW 

I like cycling.”

WW1 REMEMBRANCE

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Designed by: MANHA, 9
Woodlands Primary School, Ilford

I chose to draw Remembrance of WW1 and the poppies that grew in Flanders Field.

SUFFRAGETTES

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Designed by:
ANAH, 10
Downshall Primary School, Ilford

I chose to draw the suffragettes because they were a big group of women who fought for the right of women's votes. They were important, as for example, my own mother wouldn't be able to vote and they changed history by fighting for what they believed in.”

SPACE TRAVEL

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DESIgned by: EVE, 10
Sandhills Primary School, OXFORD

"I drew the Discovery space shuttle."

WORLD WIDE WEB

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DESIgned by: THEJU, 7
St. Hugh's Catholic Primary School, ALTRINCHAM

"'The World Wide Web' helped me to connect to family and friends."

Our runners-up...

Dinosaur

 

Designed by: Cristina, 7
Holt Farm Junior School, ESSEX

Dinosaur

 

Designed by: INAAYA, 7
Cranmer Primary School, MITCHAM

Megalodon

 

Designed by: MAYA, 11
Bridgend Primary School, HIGHLAND

Woolly mammoth

 

Designed by: ISHALL, 8
Mandeville Primary School, HACKNEY 

Ancient Egyptians

 

Designed by ALI, 10
 
Westfield Primary School, BEDFORD

Vikings


Designed by RILEY, 7

Great Bradfords Junior School, ESSEX

Dodo

 

Designed by: ZAHRA, 11
Severn Primary School, CARDIFF 

Aviation

 

Designed by: JACOB, 9
Coppull Parish CE Primary School, LANCASHIRE 

Suffragettes

 

Designed by: MISCHA, 11
St Sylvester's Roman Catholic Primary School, MORAY 

Moon landing

 

DESIGNed by: OLIVER, 9
STOCKTON HEATH PRIMARY SCHOOL, WARRINGTON

Abolition

 

DESIGNed by: WILL, 11
Cramond Primary School, EdINBURGH

Prize draw winning schools

 

1) East Acton Primary School, London

2) Edward Francis Primary School, Rayleigh

3) Luckington Community School, Chippenham

4) St. Frideswide Catholic Primary School, Oxford

5) Sunnyhill Primary School, London

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