About the National Young Writers' Awards
NYWA is a national writing competition for children aged 14 and under. It is free to enter, and last year we had over 13,000 entries from all over the UK.
Judged by Cressida Cowell
The winner will receive a family trip to Disneyland Paris, and £500 worth of books for their school! Read the full terms and conditions here.
Get help writing your story
Explore Learning tutors can help you to get your story off to a great start! Our staff will be running free writing workshops in schools and libraries across the country to help children with their writing techniques. Contact your nearest centre
to find out more about the free writing activities that they will be running.
You can enter your story online here.
Remember, it needs to be based on this year's theme which is 'Around the World', and should be no more than 500 words long.