Well done to all the students who took part in this year's Friends of Chigwell Photo Competition. There were dozens of entries from across the school with a brief to capture a post-Covid world, emerging life or new beginnings. Mr Aitken, Head of Art & Design and competition judge, remarked at the creativity and photographic excellence shown. We are pleased to announce the following winners:

Sixth Form

1st Place - Michael - MVI (Top of Edinburgh)

"A compelling image which highlights space and scale and our interaction with the natural world." - Mr Aitken

2nd Place Lewis MVI (Bliss)

3rd Place Dominic MVI (A New Path)


1st Place - Eloise - 11L (Rediscovering Beauty Outside)

"An intriguing photograph which uses colour, tone and composition in an innovative manner." - Mr Aitken

2nd Place - Ryaan - 10P (New World)

3rd Place - Ruby - 11C (Grandad walking George)


1st Place - Abdullah - 7HS (Dover White Cliffs)

"An evocative and sensitive observation and recording of colour which transports the viewer to a dream-like space." - Mr Aitken

2nd Place - Amber - 7WW (A New Path)

3rd Place - Dhillon - 8F (New Year's Celebration)

Specially commended - Cassie (3H) (Look Forward)

Pre Prep

1st Place - Shaylan - Holly Class (Getting Ready for Spring)

"A quirky and fun photo that makes the viewer wonder just what happens in a garden and how flowers actually bloom!"

2nd Place - Maya, Oak Class (Emergence)

3rd Place - Viyaan, Oak Class (Catch it, bin it, kill it)