‘500 Words’ – Final 27th May 2016
The final of this wonderful event, created by Chris Evans to inspire children to write creatively, was held live from the home of British story-telling, Shakespeare’s Globe .
- Honorary judge, Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cornwall, attended to present winners of the Gold award with their prizes.
- This year’s BBC Radio 2 500 WORDS competition received 123,436 entries from young writers
- ‘Refugee’ is the Children’s Word of the Year.
Our Head Librarian, Louise Beeson, received a certificate of thanks for her contribution to the event.
For further information on the competition winners and lots of fun links please click: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00rfvk1
Here is a link to one of the shortlisted stories. http://bbc.in/1T4s0ug –
‘Fakebook’ By Anna Harries, aged 12. We love this story, what do you think?