Creative Writing Competition - 2021

Welcome to the 2nd, annual, Creative Writing Competition!

This year we have selected five of our favourite story-starters for you to pick from (You'll see the options a little further down this page). To be in with a chance of winning one of our brilliant prizes, continue the narrative and tell the tale in 500 words or less. The judges will be on the look out for amazing vocabulary, awesome adjectives, creative flair and accurate grammar and punctuation, so make sure that you've checked through your work, and made the necessary improvements and corrections, prior to clicking send!

Winners will be announced on Saturday 4th September, 2021 and prizes are on offer for a winner and runner-up in two categories -  7 to 9 years of age & 10 to 11 years of age. To enter, please use the form below, ensuring that all sections are completed and that your story has been pasted in full. Good luck and happy writing!

Previous Winner

Check out last year's winner, 'Submerged' by Logan Mitcham from Southfield's Primary School, Peterborough, by clicking on the treasure chest!

Prizes for this year's competition:
First prize in each age group will win a £50 book voucher. Runners-up will receive a £25 book voucher.
All winners will also have their work featured on the site!

Teachers - click the poster to download a printable version.

Hover over an image to reveal the story-starter, or click it to view it in more detail. Once you have written your story, copy and paste it into the form at the foot of this page. 

Please complete the information, and paste your story below, for a chance to win.

Thank you & good luck!