Welcome to the Keys Group 500 Words Writing Competition.
The instructions are super simple and easy to follow. All entrants must write an original story, no more than 500 words in length.
Who can enter?
It is open to everyone and there are three categories:
- Aged 11 and under
- Aged 12 to 16
- 16 and above (adults) Residential staff should be encouraged to join in too
What can I win?
- Book vouchers for the runners up in each of the three categories
- The overall winners in each category will have their story made into a book
How are the stories judged?
Volunteer teaching staff from Keys schools will mark all entries within fixed criteria to ensure consistency
When is the deadline date?
All entries must be received by 3.00 pm on Monday 18th May
Can I submit more than one entry?
It is one entry per child/adult.
The link below takes you to the BBC Radio 2 website where there are hundreds of great tips
We have compiled the following information to help guide you through the planning stages of your story. Good luck!
Once you have completed your masterpiece you can email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the upload feature below.