Primary schools resources and competition

The Step into the NHS teaching resources are designed to raise students’ aspirations and challenge stereotypes. 

Following a successful pilot in early 2018, Step into the NHS has launched resources and a competition aimed at students in years 5 and 6. The resources help students learn about themselves by encouraging them to explore the wide range of careers available in the NHS.

What’s it all about?

It’s never too early to get children thinking about their career and, using a unique multimedia toolkit, these exciting new resources and competition allow teachers to take their students on a progressive learning journey.

The toolkit is made up of five parts with the finale being a competition to celebrate and say thank you to the NHS. Teachers can pick and choose which parts of the toolkit they want to use to ensure that it suits both the teacher and pupils.

After working through the resources, students are encouraged to create a piece of artwork celebrating the NHS and have the chance to win a £20 or £50 Amazon voucher. All entries have to be submitted by 31 March 2019.

You can find more information about the competition in our video.

A snapshot of the learning journey

Everything you need to open the students’ minds to different jobs and challenge any gender stereotyping can be found in the activities and resources of the learning journey:

How to get involved

Find more information on the Step into the NHS website and download the range of activities and supporting materials.

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