Creative Writing

This category is open to KS2 Primary and KS3, KS4 and KS5 Secondary students. 

This category is for entries by writers who don’t wish to perform but want to submit work that could be performed in the future.

The work can be a poem or monologues based on any aspect of Lockdown. 


Communicate ideas, thoughts and feelings in the poem using a choice of poetic techniques such as imagery, metaphor, rhythm and rhyme.

300 word maximum

Drama Monologues

Ability to portray a character and tell their story using expressive language scripted in the first person narrative. You have the option to include stage directions, sound, lighting cues and use of props.

500 word maximum

Please see the resources and ideas section to help students choose poems and performance tips and techniques!


18th June 2021 – Closing date for entries