Write a story primary school competition results



The challenge

Write a mini saga in 50 words about a ‘day out at the circus’. Imagine you are living in Roman Colchester and writing an eyewitness account. The winning entry will capture what it would have been like to go tot he circus in Roman times – the sights, sounds and smells. Think about your character. You could be  spectator, a charioteer, a vendor selling goods,a slave or even one of the horses!


Information was sent to Primary schools in the local area asking them to encourage pupils to enter. Over a hundred entries were received and the difficult task fell to us to choose the winners. Prizes are to be awarded on Saturday 14th May 2011 . Find out what Roman Mysteries author Caroline Lawrence author thought of the winners on her blog http://flavias.blogspot.com/2010/10/chariot-winners.html