May 28, 2019

COBIS Art Competition

  • Crimson Education
  • Global
Multiple Competition Skill Building Other


The COBIS art competition is open to students from the Council of British International Schools' member schools. The theme changes each year. 

There are five categories students can enter:

Early Years and Foundation Stage
Key Stage 1
Key Stage 2
Key Stage 3
Group Entries

For more information, please click here.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

School students.



Competitiveness increases according to age categories as the standards expected of upperclassmen are higher than those of younger students. Only three winners are selected out of over 600 entries.

See 2018 winner.

Participation Cost


No costs.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Must be a talented artist.

Time Commitment


The student only needs to enter a single art piece. It could even be a piece that they submitted for GCSE/A-level or other examinations from a previous year.

Application Deadline

2020 dates to be released.

Application Process Includes

Schools must enter on behalf of students, and may enter up to three submissions for each category.

Entries should be uploaded to the COBIS website. Please click the apply button.