500 word story competition!

500 Words’ is the UK’s most successful short story-writing competition for children between the ages of 5 and 13.

It was launched back in 2011, after Chris Evans had a dream. He dreamt of getting children excited about reading and writing. All children: no matter what their ability, experience, or background.

Pupils from Potton Middle School have been entering the competition for the last few years, we are luckily enough to have one of the judges working in our school!!  Mrs Rider has been involved with the competition for a number of years and is very excited to be judging the entries again this year!

It’s super simple. All entrants must pen an original story, no more than 500 words in length, and submit it online. It can be about ANYTHING you want – space-ships, grannies, insects, microwaves. The list is endless!

For more information please follow the link below……………………good luck!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00rfvk1