Scottish Schools Competitions
2019 National Festivals
RBWF are looking forward to welcoming entrants and their supporters to the National Festival for Secondary School children on
Saturday 23rd March 2019
**PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE AS ABOVE FOR THE SECONDARY FESTIVAL **
The National Festivals for both Primary and Secondary School children will be held in Irvine Royal Academy, Kilwinning Road, Irvine, KA12 8SJ
The Primary event will take place on Saturday 11th May 2019 with arrangements as noted above for the Secondary event.
School children, from Primary 4 upwards, working within the Scottish curriculum are eligible to take part in local and regional competitions with the finalists from each area going on to compete at the annual National Festival.
Entries should be submitted through your child's school. If you are unsure as to whether your local school participates in our competitions, ask the teaching staff or contact me and I can liaise with your school on your behalf.
Competitions are held within Primary and Secondary categories in the following disciplines:
In addition to the National Festival, we also host a variety of competitions including:-
- Writing in the Scots Language
- Written Test (comprehension)
The Choral Competition will be held on Saturday 27th April at St. Athanasius Primary School, Carluke. Registration will begin at 11.30am and the test piece this year will be "The diel’s awa wi’ the Exciseman" (A warm-up room will be available on the day for participating choirs).
Lesley McDonald, Education Convener
Tel: 01563 572469