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Secondary. Year 10 plus

Glycerine

“My brother says they’re melting bodies for glycerine.” I stopped throwing stones down the stream...

By Casper Bailey, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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The Concealed Conflict

He stared into the perilous abyss below. The serpentine sea thrilled across the sharp shards of stone...

By Jack Cummins, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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It’s Happened Again

Like clockwork, the siren's shrill shriek pierces through the still night air. Immediately, like a w...

By Daisy Dorrity, year 10+, Grammar School

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The evacuation

Boom, Bang! Oh no, German bombers. Cautiously I rushed out of bed, woke mother and sprinted down to the bomb shelter...

By Joseph Eaton, year 10+, Grammar School

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'Tears of love'

"Bessie!" said an unfamiliar voice. I turned my head in disbelief to see that my father had returned...

By Millie Falla, year 10+, St Sampson’s School

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Ghost Town

I sighed gratefully as the wind chimes sprung to life – offering distraction from the silence that had consumed the town...

By Charlie Glen, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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The Last Day of Summer

The dazzling light cracked through the curtains to mark the start of another glorious Summer’s day....

By Lauren Guille, year 10+, Grammar School

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I Am Troubled...

I should be happy. I mean, we won the game! Our football team has never done that before...

By Elisha Horsepool, year 10+, Grammar School

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A Lifetime of War

Bodies formed low, craggy hills across the battlefield, crested by ravenous crows and infested by th...

By Jacob Jones, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Categories


  1. Primary

    Years 3/4/5/6

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  2. Intermediate

    Years 7/8/9

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  3. Secondary

    Year 10 plus

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Fantastic prizes

  1. First Prize
    (in each category)

    £50, the trophy and
    a certificate

  2. Second Prize
    (in each category)

    £25 and a certificate

  3. Third Prize
    (in each category)

    £25 and a certificate

All the winners will have their story illustrated on the website and the original illustration for you to keep.

Commended

All commended entrants will receive a certificate and a WriteStuff pencil.

Schools

Each school which is represented by entries will receive a copy of a book signed by our celebrity judge for their library.

Read the entries to our 2015 competition

The Suitcase


  1. Primary

    Up to age 11
    Years 3/4/5/6

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  2. Intermediate

    Up to age 14
    Years 7/8/9

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  3. Secondary

    Age 15 and over
    Years 10+

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