The School's Essay Competition is back for 2020!

Details as follows:


Would you like to be published in the OMSG?

The winning essay from this competition will be published in our next issue, titled ‘Reflections’. This is a fantastic opportunity, particularly if you are interested in journalism or medical writing, and it is a great way to boost your CV! To enter, please answer the following question:


The field of medicine has progressed immensely in the last 100 years. What do you believe is one of the biggest changes or discoveries that has shaped modern medicine today?



We want you to explore this question in an original and creative manner.

Anyone in Year 11 to Year 13 can enter.

Essays should be 1000-1500 words, not including the bibliography (please reference in full).

Please email your entries to the editors at, with the subject ‘OMSG Reflections Essay Competition’.

In your email, please include your name, school year, and the name of your school.

The closing date for entries is 8th May 2020.


1st Prize: Your article published in the next issue of the OMSG, and a £45 Amazon voucher.

2 runners up: A £25 Amazon voucher


Happy writing!

Stay tuned for the revival of the Frith Photography Competition...

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