Primary School

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Home learning

Class 6

For your home learning this week - create a short story of about 750 words on Essex past present and future. See below instructions of how to enter the competition 

Good luck

Miss Welsh


Entries should be emailed to or sent via post to: Essex Year of Reading Competition, Essex Library Services, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1QH.

Please state your name, age, address, email, and telephone number on your entry.

The closing date for all entries is Friday 6 May.




Final Call for Entries for Essex Year of Reading Storytelling Competition


The deadline for the Essex Year of Reading Storytelling Competition is Friday 6 May 2022. We’re looking for short stories up to 750 words on the theme “Essex in the past, present or future”. Stories can be words only, or include illustrations. We also welcome storyboards and graphic novels. Shortlisted entries will receive certificates and will be published on the Essex Year of Reading app. The overall winner will receive a £100 book token. Full details can be found on the Essex County Council website.