Calling all Year 5 Wordsmiths! We are inviting pupils from Year 5 to put pen to paper and write a 500 word story entitled ‘The Door’. Details are attached in the flyer below.
The 3 lucky winners will have the opportunity to read out their story, which will be posted here on our Nexus website. The overall winner will also be interviewed by award-winning author, Patrick Gale, and win a Writing Award for their school.

To help you get started, Patrick Gale has very kindly offered his top writing tips. He has written several renowned novels and is passionate about getting young people writing creatively. Please watch his video below.

Completed entries should be emailed to Dr Cate McGovern – by Monday 2nd November.

“Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up.” – Stephen King