Children’s Short Story and Poetry Competition

As part of our Summer Reading Challenge – Record Breakers we challenged the children to come up with a short story or poem on the theme of Record Breakers. We received 26 entries, which can be seen on display at Wokingham Library.

We will be holding a Celebration event, to give out certificates to all of the children that entered and prizes to the winners of each age category Under 10’s and 11 to 16’s. This will happen on National Poetry Day Thursday October 8 at Wokingham Library.

The winners are, for the under 10’s:

1st Prize: Sohini Basu aged 8– with her poem – Record Breakers

2nd Prize: Omar Benjamin Floodgate aged 9 – with his short story The Spice King

Highly commended: Imogen Vick aged 7 – with her story – The Prettiest Farm

For the Under 16’s:

1st Prize: Hannah Wilson aged 11 with her story – Record Breaking Ryan

2nd Prize: Chloe German aged 11 – with her story – Youngest Sky diver ever

Highly commended: Bella Keene aged 11 with her poem – The World’s Biggest Liger

All of the entries are on display at Wokingham Library.

Children receiving their poetry certificates and prizes on National Poetry Day Thursday October 8, 2015 at Wokingham Library
Children receiving their poetry certificates and prizes on National Poetry Day Thursday October 8, 2015 at Wokingham Library

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