Write Stuff

A writing competition for students of all ages, kindly sponsored by Julius Baer

Create a Character

Write a description of up to 300 words that breathes life into a character of your creation. Try to show your character in action during your scene and include some dialogue to reveal what they are like.


Sponsored by

Julius Bar

Primary Winners


Sinister Skills

By Gabriel Buchanan,
year 4, Notre Dame School
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Snap That Girl

By Emily Gardner,
year 6, Blanchelande School
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Desolation

By Isla Savory,
year 6, The Ladies’ College
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Intermediate Winners


A Writer's Obssesion

By Casper Bailey,
year 9, Elizabeth College
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The Lawyer

By Francois Cloete,
year 9, Elizabeth College
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It's Just Life

By Owen Bonner-Morgan,
year 7, Elizabeth College
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Secondary Winners


Misunderstood

By Daniel Lilley,
year 10+, Elizabeth College
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Caitlin

By Rachel Quick,
year 10+, The Ladies’ College
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Supersonic

By Charlie Stevens,
year 10+, Elizabeth College
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  1. Primary

    Years 3/4/5/6

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  2. Intermediate

    Years 7/8/9

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  3. Secondary

    Year 10 plus

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The Morning.

It was a cold stormy day, the wind howling and whistling through the bare branches of the dark oak...

By Shannon Le Tissier, year 8, St Sampson’s School

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The Girl

There was a simple little girl who had to have medical attention. The poor girl’s name was Alice . . .

By Leah Batiste, year 6, Notre Dame School

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Happy birthday

On the early morning of Tom's birthday party his parents had encountered a minor dilemma. As the loc...

By Harry Reade, year 9, St Sampson’s School

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Life through my eyes!

Alongside the lake was eerie, submerged in thick layers of dust cramping up the air. I sit calmly an...

By Elainer Lainé , year 9, St Sampson’s School

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A scary start

Today is the first day. The chance for a new start. Leave all my negative thoughts and feelings behind...

By Georgia Caine , year 8, St Sampson’s School

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Fantastic prizes

  1. First Prize
    (in each category)

    £50, the trophy and
    a certificate

  2. Second Prize
    (in each category)

    £25 and a certificate

  3. Third Prize
    (in each category)

    £25 and a certificate

All the winners will have their story illustrated on the website and the original illustration for you to keep.

Commended

All commended entrants will receive a certificate and a WriteStuff pencil.

Schools

Each school which is represented by entries will receive a copy of a book signed by our celebrity judge for their library.

Read the entries to our 2015 competition

The Suitcase


  1. Primary

    Up to age 11
    Years 3/4/5/6

    Read stories

  2. Intermediate

    Up to age 14
    Years 7/8/9

    Read stories

  3. Secondary

    Age 15 and over
    Years 10+

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