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Ancient Adventures Competition

Closing Date: Thursday 31st of March 2016


Ancient Adventures is a fun way to engage your pupils with creative writing by challenging them to write a story in up to 100 wordsAncient Adventures lends itself wonderfully to both British and World History topics, and gives the freedom to explore people, places and events throughout history. Pupils can be inspired by any historical figure or period in history.


  1. Only one entry per pupil.
  2. Mini sagas must be no longer than 100 words.
  3. Entries can be handwritten or typed.
  4. Each pupil's name and age must be included on their work.
  5. Complete and enclose your School Entry Form (found on the reverse of your letter or in our Download section) with your entries, or upload here.
  6. Entries need to reach us by 31st March 2016.
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For Schools

1st Prize – £1,000
2nd Prize – £500
3rd Prize – £250

For Pupils

1st Prize x 10
Sponsored by

Ripley's London

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Family Tickets.

Runners-Up x 10
£10 National Book Token

Editors will pick the best writers from entries received during Spring Term 2016.

Congratulations to our latest school and pupil winners – find out more here.


  1. Order as many colourful worksheets as you need; photocopy the ones you have been sent, give us a call or email, or you can order more using the Request Additional Resources form below.
  2. Ask pupils to write their history-inspired mini saga, ensuring their name, surname and age and included on the entry form.
  3. Send your entries, along with your school entry form to:
    Young Writers PS
    Remus House
    PE2 9BF
  4. Alternatively, you can upload work here.
  5. Don't forget to include your name and email on the school entry form, as we'll email to acknowledge receipt of your entries and also let you know how to order stickers for your pupils!

Closing Date: Thursday 31st of March 2016

What is Writing Club?


Writing club is a place where children can get their creative thinking caps on in order to develop their writing skills. 


Who is the club for?


This year all year 6 will be set writing challenges every two weeks but those who wish to do some in school or with assistance from their teachers are welcome to come to Writing Club.


Where and when does this club take place?


This club takes place on a Wednesday lunch time at 12:30pm. Pupils to arrive promptly at 12:25pm ready to begin the session in the IT suite.


Who runs the club?


Mrs R Miles and Mrs Knight