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Design the future workplace competition

In partnership with the Cambridge Independent: COEL, Allia Future Business Centre, Bidwells and the Cambridge Science Centre invite youngsters aged between 7-18 to design a workplace of the future. We would like to learn what the next generation of children will value in the workplace, what they see as being essential and exciting facilities that they hope to see when they go to work.

There is no restriction of what can be in the competition entry. There are many different types of workplace: offices, schools, hospitals, banks, restaurants, beauty salons – think about what job your workplace supports.

The most important thing is to use imagination, creativity, and ingenuity in thinking about where you would like to work and what it would look like – create it and share it with us.

Who can enter – anyone aged 7-18 years old. There are 3 age categories:

Age 7-11 years at Primary school

Age 11- 14 years at Secondary school

Age 15-18 years at Secondary school

Prizes – each age category will have the following prize allocation:

1st Prize £150.00 Amazon vouchers

Each first prize winner will also get to nominate a charity which will receive a £50.00 donation.

The school/college of the 1st prize winner for each age category will also receive £150.00.

2nd Prize £100.00 Amazon vouchers

3rd Prize £50.00 Amazon vouchers

How to enter:

We need a single drawing either free hand or by computer in JPEG format and a short write up describing your design (no more than 100 words). Only one entry can be submitted per child.

Remember to write your name, age, the school you attend and a contact telephone number for a parent on your entry form.

Please send entries to by Wednesday 24th February, 2021.

The prize winners will be announced in The Cambridge Independent on Wednesday 3rd March 21.

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