Design a Stamp Competition: Support our NHS

Do you think our National Health Service (NHS) is First Class?  Why not use your talents to design a First Class Stamp on this theme?  The winners will be selected by members of the Stamp Active Network and announced on Friday 9th October 2020.

Rules of the Competition

The art work should be entirely by the young person.  Anyone under the age of 14 on 1st September 2020 can enter. 

Your full name and address (home or school) should be on the back of the page, and your age on 1 September 2020. Entries should be on good quality paper (A4). Your contact details and a scan of the art work (both sides)should be sent to

If you are the winner, you will need to post the original art work, so keep it in a safe place.

  • The entries can be either hand-written or prepared using a computer.
  • The overall Winner will receive an Amazon Voucher for £100.
  • The entries will be judged on knowledge of the subject, originality and presentation.  Only one entry per person is allowed. 
  • Winners will be announced on the Stamp Active website
  • All entries have to be e-mailed by 22:00h. on Thursday 8th October 2020.

Examples of previous young people’s award- winning stamps, supported by Royal Mail, are shown below.