Communication skills are one of the most sought after and useful skills that young people can demonstrate.
The Young Writer competition provides an opportunity for the young people of District 1010 to put their creative skills to the test.
This National Young Writer Competition is a well-established and successful competition promoted by Rotary International in Britain and Ireland (Rotaty GB&I).
It is a three-stage competition designed to support and encourage development of writing skills. Aims This competition aims to encourage young people to: • use their writing skills • write with imagination and creativity
Who can take part? The competition is open to all schools and college communities including those that are home educated and any other young peoples’ community organisations, for example, community RotaKids, community Interact, Scout Groups, Girl Guides.
The three age groups are:
Competitors must include their age on the 31st August 2021 on the entry form.
For entrants with motor control difficulties, an amanuensis may be used to record the entrant’s work to paper.
Students should enter the competition organised by the local Rotary club through their respective group as detailed above.
Competitors, schools, colleges, and organisations may participate in a club or district competition.
More detailed information for Rotary Clubs can be found on the following pages
Map listing Rotary Clubs in District 1010 - HERE
Information Pack - HERE
Guidance notes for Clubs - HERE
Entry Forms - HERE
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more Details of the 2022 competition
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more Information about the 2021-22 Competition
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