The Education Marquee at the Royal County of Berkshire Show

Each year Pre-schools, Primary, Secondary, Mainstream and Special Schools across Berkshire are invited to exhibit in the Education tent at the Royal County of Berkshire Show. Schools can book one or two trestle tables and choose to exhibit high quality work or display to the competition theme of “Work Outside the Classroom” or “Environmental Artwork”, (secondary schools only). Displays have to be assembled day before the Show and the Society Vice Chair and the President Elect judge the competition entries under the guidance of the Chair of the Education committee. Prizes are awarded to the winning schools. There is no cost to display in the tent, which is sponsored by John Nike and schools receive two complimentary tickets for the Show when they display. Places need to be booked in advance with the Education Officer. Schools are also invited to bring along a group of students to perform over the weekend of the Show or at the President’s Tea Party which is held at 4.00pm the evening before the Show. In 2016 the winner of the “Work Outside the Classroom” competition was Robert Sandilands Primary School and “Environmental Artwork” was Kennet School.