UK: Entry about the Profession of Dramatherapy Wins NHS Schools Competition
Students Margaux Barker and Molly Hilton from All Saints RC School in Yorkshire and Humber in the UK have won the "Step Into NHS" national contest, presenting an entry about a career as a dramatherapist. The competition was open to 12 – 14 year olds. and aimed to get students thinking creatively about health service careers and their future work prospects. Working individually or in groups of up to 4 students, they have to select one of the 350 careers in health and work to produce a job advertisement and a job description of the ideal candidate.
The national winning entry focused on the role of a Drama Therapist in the NHS. The judges were really impressed with the amount of effort that the students put into their entry, their creativity, and thinking out of the box. The entry included an original song created by the students in addition to an interactive book which goes through a day in the life of a Drama Therapist.
Listen to the original song here: