Teachers – Play a Part!

Great prizes to be won!

Teachers and their students have the opportunity to win some amazing prizes for their school. Start by watching the 2018 event video:Watch video

Photo competition

Send us a photo of your students doing something relating to the Martin-Lysicrates competition – like voting, discussing, or acting a scene – in their natural environment, whether bush, desert, mountain, or otherwise. Put a six-word caption to the photo, and tell us something interesting about your school.

The Prize: $1000 for books for your school library

Short essay competition

Ask the students in your class to write a 250 – 300 word essay that conveys their opinion of the plays from the 2018 Martin-Lysicrates Prize. Get them to include the name of their favourite play and state the reasoning behind this.

The Prize: $50 book vouchers for the best 20 entries

Bonus Draw prize

The names of teachers whose schools have participated in either of the above competitions will automatically go in the draw. In addition, teachers that use the ETA Resource Kit in their classooms are invited to email us with suggestions for improving the kit and will then go in the draw for a second chance to win!

The Prize: exclusive teaparty at Government House

The winner, and two selected students, together with some acclaimed Australian actors, will be hosted at a teaparty at Government House by the Governor of NSW and Mrs Hurley, all tickets and one night’s accommodation paid.

Rural and Remote Prize

One teacher and three children from a rural and remote school will be flown to Sydney for next year’s live Martin-Lysicrates Prize. Entering teachers should explain, in 400 words, why their school should win. All transport and one night’s accommodation paid.

The Prize: Trip to sydney to attend the 2019 prize!

Competition applications will close on 14 December.

The prize winners will be announced at Parliament House in mid December, by the NSW Minister for Education – The Hon. Rob Stokes.