Creative Writing Prize
Congratulations to Madeleine in Year 9, winner of this year’s GDST Creative Writing Prize.
The theme of this year’s competition was “fearlessness”, with entries judged by Harriet Goodwin, Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) alumna and author of The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter of the Year Award. Madeleine’s nightmarish story was awarded first prize in the Year 7 – 9 category, winning a £100 voucher. Commenting on Madeleine’s writing, Harriet said: “Beautiful storytelling. Exciting, too.”
Read Madeleine’s prize-winning story here.
South Hampstead pupils have a strong track record in the GDST Creative Writing Prize, an annual competition for pupils from across the GDST’s 23 schools and two academies.