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My Amazing Diary

Amazing Diary is a fun, exciting writing challenge that invites pupils to write a diary entry... from a day at the park or the zoo to school, a magical adventure or their best day ever... will a real or imaginary day inspire your pupils' stories? My Amazing Diary is the perfect way for your 5-7 year-olds to showcase their creative writing abilities. Younger pupils can practise their recounts while older pupils can delve into creative writing where crazy capers await them! Let imaginations go wild and see engagement go through the roof...

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  • Only one entry per pupil, there is no limit to the number of entries per school

  • Diaries can be on the entry form or A4 sheet of paper

  • Diaries must be your pupils' own work

  • Ensure that all pupils include their name and age on their entries



For Schools

1st Prize - 1 x £500 and the Young Writers' Award of Excellence

2nd Prize - 1 x £250

3rd Prize - 1 x £100

For Pupils

Our 5 favourite little writers will each win a fantastic goody bag packed full of prizes to encourage reading and writing!

Plus there’s a bookmark and sticker for every entrant and pupils chosen for publication will receive a certificate!

Pupil winners will be chosen from entries received in the Spring Term 2019.

My Amazing Diary Pupil Prizes

How To Enter



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Writing Tips

Tip #1

Tip #1

It's World Book Day on the 7th March, so there's no better time to inspire your younger pupils with writing a diary about their favourite book character!

Pupils could go on an imaginary adventure or recount their World Book Day celebrations inspired by the character they are dressed up as!

It’s a fun way to introduce diary writing to younger pupils, they’ll have a blast!

Tip #2

Tip #2

This week's theme also ties in with World Sleep Day on 15th March. Let's be inspired by our favourite bedtime stories and fairy tales.

Diaries can be inspired by a story, a character or even a dream pupils may have had. It's a great way to explore traditional tales too and get those curriculum links in!

Tip #3

Tip #3


Today is World Storytelling Day - let your pupils' imaginations run riot, what exciting adventures could they go on? They could recount their “best ever day” or write a diary about their favourite thing to do. There's so much fun to be had!

Tip #4

Tip #4


As it's Mother's Day on 31st March, why not inspire pupils' to write diary entries that celebrate their mums, or a female role model in their lives?


From sisters, cousins and mums, to teachers, friends or their idol, it's a great way to write a positive diary entry that's heartfelt and personal.

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Contact Us

Young Writers KS1
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Tel: 01733 890066 / 898110
Fax: 01733 313524

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