Latest materials

Step into the NHS schools' competition materials for 2017/18 are now available to download. Hard copy versions of the packs are available to order from our helpline on 0345 60 60 655 or

Teachers should start by downloading the teachers' pack which contains details on how to enter the competition and lots of activity ideas.

The competition has various phases and there are materials and resources for teachers to use for each. These include core and differentiated materials.

Find out more about the competition.

Introduce the competition

The research phase

All of these materials will help students in the research phase of the project.You can use this website including the:

The job description phase

In this phase, students produce a job description for their chosen role that demonstrates their understanding of what it involves. Have a look at the:

The job advertisement phase

This bit of the competition requires students to come up with a fun, lively and creative advertisement to tell other young people about their chosen role. To help, there's:

Send us your entry

See what needs to be sent in with the entry or entries:

You can send us entries either by post or submitting them online. Visit the send us your entry page.

Celebrate success

To recognise the efforts of everyone who enters the competition, teachers can print off certificates to give to all the students who took part:

Printed packs with USB

Printed teachers packs including a USB are now available. Order your pack by:

    • calling 0345 60 60 655

Make sure you quote stock code CAR10201!