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Heritage Centre Writing Competition

Write a Story for Knutsford

Wendy Cartwright from the Knutsford Heritage Centre came into school to talk to the Juniors in assembly on Tuesday this week. 

She spoke to the children about what services the Heritage Centre can provide as well as about numerous famous names related to Knutsford, such as King Canute, Highwayman Higgins and Mrs Gaskell.  All the children were highly enthusiastic about what she had to say and she was very impressed with their knowledge of their local area.

She also reminded the children about the “Write A Story For Knutsford” competition that we included in the newsletter two weeks ago.  All entries must be handed into our school office by Thursday,     18th October – when Wendy will return to school to collect them.

Rules and conditions of the competition are:

  1. Prizes awarded for best writing, fact or fiction, based on Knutsford …. 300 words (or fewer). The work may be illustrated.
  2. Entries divided into two age categories, Years 3 and 4 and Years 5 and 6.  Judging criteria – originality, language, entertainment.
  3. Writers must attend one of Knutsford’s primary schools.
  4. Entries must be handed in to your class teacher or the Heritage Centre before half-term, word processed or handwritten in black ink. The writer’s name, year group and school must be attached on a separate piece of paper.  Only one entry per child.
  5. Entries should be your own work.
  6. The decision of the judges will be final. No correspondence will be entered into concerning individual entries.  Winners will be notified in November.

By entering the competition writers consent to their work being displayed/published 

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