Libby shortlisted for 500 Words Competition

Posted by Suzanne Alexander

500 words competition poster 2018

Congratulations to Libby Parker in Year 8¬†who entered the BBC Radio 2 500 Words Competition recently and has just found out that her entry ‘Lilly’s Story’ has made it through the first round! Well done to all our students who entered. We look forward to hearing if Libby’s story wins a prize – Good Luck Libby!

Libby Parker 500 words









Click to read Libby’s Entry: ‘Lilly’s Story’ – 500 Words Competition Entry 2018




Click to read Libby’s Certificate: Libby Parker Your Story is Ace!

Entrants could win:

As well attending a spectacular 500 Words Final from Hampton Court Palace, where superstar celebrities will read the winning stories live on the radio, this year we’re introducing an extra-special prize for our 6 winners – a ride around the Hampton Court Palace grounds in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang PLUS tea on the Thames aboard Her Majesty The Queen’s rowbarge, Gloriana!

The winners in each age category will also receive:

Gold Winners – Chris Evans’ height in books (plus 500 books for their school)

Silver Winners – HRH The Duchess of Cornwall’s height in books

Bronze Winners – Their own height in books


Click to visit their website to find out more: BBC Radio 2 500 Words Writing Competition 2018