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Coding Competition terms and conditions

1. How to participate

1.1 In order to enter the Discovery Education Coding Competition (the “Competition”), you must be a teacher at a primary school and must first register online at https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/resources/primary/coding/coding-comp/ by no later than 23.59 on 30 May 2024. Following such registration your school will have free access to Discovery Education’s Coding product for the month of June 2024, subject to our Terms of Use  https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/terms-of-use/subscription-services/ and Privacy Policy https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/privacy-policy/.  

1.2 Your entrant class must then use the Discovery Education Coding product to create a fun, engaging and interactive game. All entries must include your school’s name, class name, year group, email address and postal address (including postcode). 

1.3 Only one entry per class. One teacher may enter multiple classes. More than one class per school may enter. Entries over the maximum number of entries will be void and will not be entered into the Competition.  

1.4 Entries that do not comply with these terms and conditions will be void and will not be entered into the Competition. 

 

2. Start date 

The Competition will start at 0.00 on Monday 3 June 2024. 

3. Closing date 

The closing date for the Competition will be 23.59 on Friday 28 June 2024. Entries received after this time will be void and will not be entered into the Competition. 

4. Selection of the winners 

4.1 Two winners will be selected – one from Key Stage 1 and one from Key Stage 2. 

4.2 All valid entries will compete against all other entrants within the same Key Stage. The winners of the Competition will be the entrants of the submissions chosen by a panel of judges including one independent member, to be the most creative and interesting out of all entries correctly submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions. The name of the judges are available on written request. 

4.3 The judges’ decision is final. 

 

5. Prizes 

5.1 The prizes for each of Key Stage 1 and 2 are as follows: a Coding Robot activity set and a free 12 month subscription to Discovery Education’s Coding product for the winner’s school.  

5.2 The prizes are non-transferable. There are no alternative prizes. 

 

6. Restrictions and requirements 

Employees of the promoter and their immediate families are ineligible to enter the Competition. 

 

7. Notification of the results and receipt of the prizes 

7.1 The promoter will notify the winners by email on or before Friday 5 July 2024. If a selected winner does not respond to the notification within 28 days, the prize will be forfeited and the promoter will select an alternative winner from the remaining eligible entries in accordance with the process described above (and that winner will also have 28 days to respond to their notification). 

7.2 The winners will receive their prizes on or before Tuesday 30 July 2024. 

 

8. Publicity and personal information 

8.1 Please note that your personal information will be used to process your entry, to contact you about your entry, and for the purpose outlined in paragraph 8.2 below. Please see our privacy policy at https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/privacy-policy/ for more details regarding how the promoter will use your personal information. 

8.2 By entering the Competition, entrants agree to their school and class name featuring on Discovery Education’s social media channels (Facebook, X, TickTock, Instagram). No children’s names will be included.  

8.3 The school and class of each of the winners will be published online at https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/ for six (6) months after the closing date and will also be and announced via email. 

8.4 You may be asked to participate in publicity relating to the Competition if you are selected as a winner. 

 

9. General 

9.1 The Competition is operated by Discovery Education Europe Limited of 9 Palace Yard Mews, Bath, Somerset BA1 2NH, UK. 

9.2 Entrants hereby grant the promoter a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide licence to use their entries, should they win, in marketing materials only. 

9.3 The promoter reserves the right to cancel the Competition if circumstances arise beyond its control. 

9.4 While nothing in these terms and conditions will limit or exclude the promoter’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud, the promoter will not be legally responsible to entrants or winners for any losses that were not foreseeable to the promoter or to the entrant at the time of entry to the promotion or which are caused by a third party. 

9.5 The laws of England and Wales apply to these terms and conditions, although if you are resident elsewhere you will retain the benefit of any mandatory protections given to you by the laws of that country. 

9.6 Any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.  

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