'Out of This World' was run by Young Writers during the 2014/2015 academic year and was open to all 4-11 year-olds across the UK. Pupils were invited to write a poem on a subject of their choice, offering them the exciting prospect of discovering where their imaginations would take them.
Young Writers are delighted to announce the school winners, who have been chosen from over 1,600 schools who entered from across the UK!
1st Prize - £1,000 awarded to:Springfield Primary School, Cheshire Published in Out of This World - Cheshire
2 x 2nd Prizes - £500 awarded to:
St Peter & St Paul CE Primary School, Kent
Published in Out of This World - Sussex & Kent
Grouville Primary School, Jersey
Published in Out of This World - The UK
4 x 3rd Prizes - £250 awarded to:
Bringhurst Primary School, Leicestershire
Published in Out of This World - Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire
Limekilns Primary School, Fife
Published in Out of This World - Future Voices
The Hawthorns School, Surrey
Published in Out of This World - South East England
Alderley Edge School For Girls, Cheshire
Published in Out of This World - The Midlands & The North
Jenni Bannister, Editorial Manager said: "We always enjoying awarding prizes to the best pupils and schools in our competitions, but particularly this year as it's our 25th birthday, which makes it even more special! Congratulations to all our winners and a huge thank you to everyone who took part. We've loved reading your poems."
You can view all the pupil and school winners at Young Writers' website: www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/out-of-this-world-winners.php as well as their latest competitions, news and free resources for both teachers and pupils.