Schools Stop Smoking Competition
No Smoking Day launches on 13th March 2013 and the
Healthy Schools team are inviting Manchester primary and secondary
school pupils to enter a competition to design a poster for Stop
Smoking Day 2013.
The theme this year is 'Swap Fags for Swag' and is all about
what smokers will gain when they quit - as well as improved health
they will save extra cash.
We are asking pupils of Key Stage 2, 3 and 4 to take part in a
competition and consider the cost of smoking by drawing posters of
what they would do with £49 - the cost of an average smokers spend
on cigarettes per week. There will be two winning entries of the
competition - one primary school winner and one secondary school
winner. Both winning entrants will get their entry printed on a
T-shirt and receive a prize.
Teachers/staff who work in schools and parents/carers can help
to inspire children with ideas of what the £49 could be spent on or
put towards. For example, a family trip to the cinema, dance
lessons, football tickets or even buying their pet's food for a
- All entries need to be in for 27th February 2013
when the judging will begin.
- All entries need to include the words 'No Smoking Day
- All entries including entrant's details (name, age and school),
should be sent to:
Stop Smoking Competition 2013
Manchester Healthy Schools
Children's Community Services
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Wythenshawe Health Care Centre
Manchester M22 4PJ
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org