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Radio 2 500 Word Competion

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Radio 2 500 Word Competion
by Mrs Brice - Friday, 7 February 2014, 8:52 PM
500 Words Competition

Once again Radio 2 are running their highly successful 500 word short story competition.

This year the competition is being judged by Richard Hammond, Francesca Simon, Malorie Blackman, Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell Boyce.

As well as the chance of having your stories read by famous celebrity readers at the grand final, you could win a serious stack of books for college - which would be great in our new library.

There are two age groups in the 500 WORDS competition - one for children aged 10-13, and another for children aged 9 and under.

There are GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE prizes up for grabs in each age group!

1st Prize - Chris Evans' height in books!

The GOLD winners in each age group will win a pile of books as tall as Chris - that's 1.88 metres! - and 500 books for their school library.

2nd Prize - Alex Jones' height in books!

The SILVER winners will win a stack of books as tall as Chris' good friend, Alex Jones from The One Show!

3rd Prize - Your own height in books!

The BRONZE winners will walk away with their own height in books!

Mr Plowes is offering any interested Year 7 students story writing tips and advice after college in B9 this Friday (7th Feb), and next Friday (14th Feb).  50 Vivos will be given to all entrants that see Mr Plowes.

Take a look at the 500 Word website as there are all sorts of tips, advice, interesting facts, videos etc. which should get you in the mood to write your masterpiece.

Closing date: Wednesday 26th February 2014