Criteria

General Criteria

To be considered for judging, an entry must:

  • Be historically accurate
  • Relate to the theme.
  • Be based on research using primary and secondary sources with these sources being acknowledged correctly.
  • Reflect an understanding of the period including attitudes and values of people at that time.
  • Meet the criteria for the entry format and be clearly and logically set out.
  • Include a bibliography. For Years 9 -12 this must be an annotated bibliography.
  • Include 50 word descriptor which summarises your topic and its relationship to the theme.
  • Be original and not use the words or ideas of other people without acknowledgement.
  • Be entirely created by the entrant or group.

Entry Levels

Schools may enter up to a maximum of 6 entries in each of the following year level categories.

  • Primary 1 (up to Year 4)
  • Primary 2 (Years 5 and 6)
  • Year 7
  • Year 8
  • Year 9
  • Year 10
  • Senior (Years 11 – 12)

Each entry may also be nominated for one relevant Special Category award.

Presentation Formats
Students may enter using the following  formats:

Individual Research Essay

3D Model 

Other Formats

Any entries that do not meet their relevant criteria will not be considered for judging.

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Criteria and Presentation Formats