Alnwick schoolchildren inspired to write in live-radio lesson

Pupils at St Michael's CE Primary School in Alnwick took part in a live lesson last week as part of Radio 2's 500-word short-story competition.

Sunday, 29th January 2017, 2:00 pm
Children at St Michael's CE Primary School in Alnwick taking part in the writing competition.

Years 3, 4 and 5 took part in what is the largest children’s writing contest in the world.

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Headteacher Gavin Johnston said: “The children had great fun taking part in the 500 Words lesson and by being inspired to write from a range of children’s celebrities.

“Following on from this, the children are now writing their stories to be entered.”