Youngsters show they are in the know

MARTLESHAM pupils have shown that they know exactly who's who and what's what in the health service and now have the certificate to prove it.Youngsters from Martlesham Beacon Hill Primary School won a competition designed to try and tempt children to consider a career in the health service.

MARTLESHAM pupils have shown that they know exactly who's who and what's what in the health service and now have the certificate to prove it.

Youngsters from Martlesham Beacon Hill Primary School won a competition designed to try and tempt children to consider a career in the health service.

According to research children as young as ten had already been thinking about their future career – and dismissing that line of work.

But it is hoped a competition launched by the Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Workforce Development Confederation might change all that.


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Pupils at Martlesham Beacon Hill won when they took part in a challenge called "Making Joe Better."

They had to identify all the people and their jobs that Joe would have seen when he was ill on his road to recovery.

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The resource pack that accompanied the competition story included lesson plans and a range of suggested tasks. Entries ranged from DVDs and videos of drama lessons to poems, stories, scripts and interactive games.

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