Competitions

EYFS

My First Riddle

Reception

Introduce your reception class to poetry with My First Riddle...

Closing Date
Friday 28th May 2021


Key Stage 1

Poetry Safari 2021

5-7 Years

There’s no better way to let your pupils’ imaginations go wild and explore poems than with Poetry Safari... it’s simply roarsome!

Closing Date
Friday 28th May 2021

My Amazing Diary

5-7 Years

My Amazing Diary is perfect for recounts as well as getting creative, giving your pupils a purpose and motivation to write. There is a 200-word limit, which allows your pupils to focus on their writing and create an interesting, concise diary entry that they'll be proud of!

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Key Stage 2

Peculiar Pets

7-11 Years

Engage your pupils with poetry with Peculiar Pets! Fill your classroom with laughter and imagination as your pupils create their peculiar pet and write a poem in any style about it!

Closing Date
Friday 28th May 2021

A Wander In The Woods

7-11 Years

If you go down to the woods today... Inspire your 7-11 year-olds to write a mini saga, a story told in 100 words, on the theme of a wander in the woods. Fun and engaging, it's certain to brighten your day!

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Key Stage 3/4

Unsolved

11-18 Years

'Unsolved' invites your students to write a mini saga (a story told in just 100 words) inspired by the crime & mystery genre. Will they fight for justice? Take on the role of detective in an enthralling whodunit? Or embark on an adventure as a fugitive?

Closing Date
Friday 28th May 2021

Imagine!

11-18 Years

Imagine... invites 11-18 year-olds to enter their thought-provoking poetry into Young Writers' national poetry competition! Imagine if we were all equal... Imagine if you had one wish... Imagine if the world ended tomorrow. A simple thought can inspire so much creativity in your class!

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Winners

Key Stage 1 Winners

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