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The Competition

Wool4School is an annual student design competition encouraging budding fashion designers to show their nation what they're made of. The competition is open to most secondary school students in Australia, United Kingdom and Italy.

DISCOVER THE BRIEF

WOOL REIMAGINED

Repair, renew, repurpose, and innovate. Take what’s old and make it new!

Design a unique outfit that blends both old and new, featuring pre-loved items, using wool design techniques, and incorporating a minimum of 70% Merino wool.

Investigate how you can harness the amazing qualities of wool to design an outfit for your end user.

 

PRIZES

JUNIOR CATEGORY SENIOR CATEGORY STUDENT DRAW TEACHER CATEGORY

JUNIOR CATEGORY

Prizes

  • UAL Short Course*
  • XP-PenGraphicTablet
  • 1-year subscription to Vogue magazine
  • Winner Certificate

*includes 7 days accommodation in London and transport for student and one guardian

SENIOR CATEGORY

Prizes

  • UAL Short Course*
  • XP-PenGraphicTablet
  • 1-year subscription to Vogue magazine
  • Winner Certificate

*includes 7 days accommodation in London and transport for student and one guardian

STUDENT DRAW

Prize

  • 1-year subscription to Vogue magazine

TEACHER CATEGORY

Prizes

  • Wool materials
  • 1-year subscription to Vogue magazine
  • Winner Certificate

 

COMPETITION CATEGORIES

 

REGION

JUNIOR CATEGORY
(14 - 16 years old)

SENIOR CATEGORY
(16 - 19 years old)

England Years 10 - 11 Years 12 - 13
Scotland S3 S4 - 6
Wales Years 10 - 11 Years 12 - 13
Northern Ireland Years 11 - 12 Years 13 - 14

 

REGION

JUNIOR TEACHER CATEGORY
Must teach below year level(s)

SENIOR TEACHER CATEGORY
Must teach below year level(s)

England Years 10 - 11 Years 12 - 13
Scotland S3 S4 - 6
Wales Years 10 - 11 Years 12 - 13
Northern Ireland Years 11 - 12 Years 13 - 14

 

DELIVERABLES

 

JUNIOR CATEGORY

SENIOR CATEGORY

End-user profile End-user profile
Fashion illustration with annotations Fashion illustration with annotations
Creative statement Technical sketch
  Creative statement