Enter our summer competition!

Age groups

If you are 4 to 7 years old.

Draw, paint or make a collage of your favourite journey you have made this holiday to a local day out.

If you are 8 - 11 years old.

Choose an active way of travelling that you enjoy and design a poster or write an article (350 words max) aimed at persuading your fellow classmates why they should try it too.


The overall winner: Annual Gold Pass for Colchester Zoo for 2 adults and up to 3 children.

2nd prize for each age category -  A family ticket to see a film of your choice at the Odeon

3rd prize for each age category -  A family ticket for a trip to the Leisure World leisure pool


Who can enter?

This competition is only open to families whose children attend schools within the BFF project.

These schools are Myland, Queen Boudica, North school and nursery and Braiswick primary.

Families living in the BFF area of Mile End whose children do not go to any of these schools can also take part.



How to enter?

Please do your picture or poster on A4 paper and put your name, age, home postcode, school you attend, parents name and contact details on the back.

If you are writing an article please keep it to within 350 words. The article can be hand written or typed. On a separate page please put your name, age, home postcode, school you attend, parents name and contact details.

Entries can only be accepted if they include the above information.

Where to send it?

Please send your completed picture/poster or article to:

Best Foot Forward, C/O Transportation Policy, Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3WG

Closing date: 26 August 2016

What will we do with the entries?

The pictures, posters and creative writing will be displayed at the Myland Community Fete on the 28 August and used on the BFF website.

The wining creations will be developed into promotional material to promote BFF in the local schools.

No personal details will be revealed without written permission from parents..