Enter the 2020 UK Hanson Box Essay Competition

Key Stage 2: students aged 7-11 (school years 3-6)

Task: In 500 words: what was the most important invention of the 20th century, and what do you think the most important one of the 21st century might be, and why?

How did your chosen 20th century invention impact human society and the environment? Did it bring any negative side effects? What impacts could your 21st century invention bring?

Competition entries are to be submitted digitally via the form below.

This competition has the following prize categories for winning students:

1st prize: £500 book vouchers / learning resources

2nd prize: £300 book vouchers / learning resources

3rd prize: £200 book vouchers / learning resources

PLUS the schools of ALL prize winners receive £1,000 each to use towards a field trip or excursion:

This competition will close on December 31st, 2020.

Winners will be announced in January 2021.

Good Luck!

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