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Win an iPad in our Children’s Mental Health Week Competition!

Updated: Feb 16, 2022

Calling all students aged 11-16 years old! You now have the chance to enter our competition for Children’s Mental Health Week, which takes place from 7th – 13th February 2022.

The theme this year is ‘Growing Together’, so we wanted to come up with something that can help us all learn from each other!

To enter the competition, we are asking you to either design a poster or write 500 words all about children’s mental health. Both options are outlined below. Oh, and did we mention, there are brand-new iPads up for grabs for two lucky winners!

To be in with a chance of winning ask your teacher or tutor to email your entry to by 11th March 2022, along with the entry form (available to download at the bottom of this blog).

Winners will be notified by email (to the address provided on the form) no later than 18th March 2022.

Option 1:

Design an A4 poster on the topic of “Children’s Mental Health”.

This could include:

  • Signposting towards relevant mental health support

  • Top tips to look after your mental health

  • Information about the Sweet programme, and how it has supported your mental health and wellbeing

  • Something els

Format: The poster can be designed any way you like, whether you have a flare for drawing or painting, or prefer to go digital. You could use free software such as Canva to bring your idea to life.

The prize: As well as bagging yourself a brand-new iPad, the winning entry will be bought to life by our Sweet Graphic Designer! We will send a printable PDF version to all our contacts for use in their schools and centres. We will also make it available to download at, and share the winning design across all of our social media platforms.

Option 2:

If writing is more your thing, we would love you to write something under the same topic of “Children’s Mental Health”.

This could include:

  • Your own mental health experiences – the theme for this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is “Growing Together”, so you could write about how you have grown, and how you can help others to grow

  • How the Sweet programme has helped to support your mental health and wellbeing

  • Why mental health and wellbeing education is important

  • Something else!

Format: There is a word limit of 500 words, and this can be in any format. Ideas could include:

  • A blog or article

  • A poem

  • A diary

  • An interview

  • Something else.

The prize: Yep, you guessed it, a brand-new iPad! The winning piece of content will also be published on the Blog section of, and shared across all of our social media platforms. We well also feature the blog in our email newsletter to over 600 contacts!

The Judges:

Annabel Harries, Sweet Head of Sales:

For the poster, Annabel is looking for a colourful, bright and fresh design with tips and tricks for improving mental health.

For the written option, she would like to see a personal and emotive piece of writing that links to your own experiences of mental health.

Martin Griffiths, Sweet Head of Quality:

For the poster, Martin is looking for a creative design that stands out and gives a positive message.

For the written piece, he would love to see an engaging angle that reaches a wide audience and helps others.

Ellen Johnson, Pearson Marketing Executive (BTEC Schools & FE Colleges):

For the poster, Ellen is looking for a clear layout and consistent theme.

For the written piece, Ellen is hoping to read a fresh point of view.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Closing date for entry will be 11th March, 2022. After this date, no further entries to the competition will be permitted.

  2. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason – we will endeavour to acknowledge receipt where possible.

  3. One entry per student per student.

  4. The winner agrees to the use of their design in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.

  5. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.

  6. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.

  7. The prize is as stated, and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.

  8. Sweet Education also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.

  9. Sweet Education’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  10. The judges’ decision is final.

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