Write Stuff

Secondary. Year 10 plus

All stories are now available to read and the winning stories will be announced soon.

Tommy

I couldn’t go on any longer. I felt so trapped. So isolated. So alone. No one understood me...

By Jennifer Thomas, year 10+, The Ladies’ College

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Mr. Andrews

A dark elusive figure fights away the shadows of the night. From the battle emerges a veiny face...

By Edward Miller, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Diner of the Desert(ed)

He took the congealing syrup and poured it over his solitary waffle. “Luanne!” he cried. “My wife...

By Zachary Cross, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Off the grid

As the camper-van hobbled into the petrol station running on the last fumes with the rain drizzling down the windscreen

By Luc Duffett, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Pull the Chord

Keith was a 47 year old sky diving instructor who had been doing his job for 25 years before his bizarre situation whilst sky diving...

By William Fyfe, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Double Agent

Snap! The chicken wire is pulled tight between my hands, while I sneak towards a young German soldier..

By Joseph Domaille, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Killer Moves

All eyes towards him, eyes glued to him as though they were entranced...

By Louis Duquemin, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Lost

Five hours out in the cold foggy deserted orchard looking for him, my parents are getting ...

By Ciaran Gallagher , year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Supersonic

Ripping his in-ear monitors out, Dave struggled to hear himself over the roaring crowd...

By Charlie Stevens, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Sergeant Ted Charles

As I reached for the pull cord. I took a second to appreciate the privilege I have, but that was sho...

By Jacob Brady, year 10+, Elizabeth College

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Categories


  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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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

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  2. Intermediate

    Up to age 14
    Years 7/8/9

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  3. Secondary

    Age 15 and over
    Years 10+

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