Competitions

Key Stage 1

My Amazing Diary 2021

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!

Extended Closing Date
Friday 30th July 2021


Key Stage 2

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!

Closing Date
Friday 30th July 2021


Key Stage 3/4

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!

Extended Closing Date
Friday 30th July 2021

Spine-Chillers 2021

11-18 Years

Spine-Chillers is a fantastic way to get your students writing a mini saga (a story told in just 100 words) and using tension, suspense and atmosphere in their writing!

Extended Closing Date
Friday 30th July 2021

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All Ages

The Big Poetry Party!

All Ages

Celebrating 30 years of Young Writers with The Big Poetry Party...

Closing Date
Friday 3rd September 2021


Winners

Key Stage 1 Winners

View our winning poetry & writing entries for Key Stage 1 competitions.

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Key Stage 2 Winners

View our winning poetry & writing entries for Key Stage 2 competitions.

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Our national writing competitions run throughout the academic year for primary and secondary schools.

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