Do you have a budding author at home hoping to become a writer one day? The BBC Radio 2 500 Words Children’s Writing Competition is now open for entries!

This is a competition open to children aged 5 to 13 years, and it’s really easy to enter. You just need to write an original story in 500 words or fewer and submit it online at this link:

The story can be on any subject or theme you like  and the winning story will be read live on Radio 2 by a celebrity!

There are different age categories and winners from each will receive your height in books, with gold winners also receiving 500 books for our school.

Entries can be submitted online until Thursday 22nd February 2018 or ask Ms Morroi for help.

Have fun, and best of luck!

Ms Morroi