Bede’s Prep pupils reach the Wicked Young Writer’s Award national finals

July 10, 2019

Four talented writers from Bede’s Prep School in Eastbourne have reached the finals of the national Wicked Young Writer Awards 2019.

Will (Year 8), Humreen (Year 6), Nell (Year 6) and Seb (Year 2) have been selected as finalists in their age category.

Sherry Wilson, Head of English at Bede’s Prep, said: “This year is one of the most highly contested awards since it began in 2010, with nearly 5,000 entries submitted in the national competition. The Wicked Young Writer Awards have reported that the quality of the entries this year is excellent, so for our pupils to be selected as one of the 20 finalists in their category is a huge achievement.”

The judges, including bestselling authors Cressida Cowell and Michael Morpurgo, joined the Bede’s Prep finalists at the Awards ceremony in London on Thursday, June 20.

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