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Storytime STEM:
Creative Writing 

Do you have a great imagination?

Do you like writing stories?

Would you like to see your own story made into a short animated film?

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If you answered yes to these questions, you will like to enter our

Storytime STEM: Creative Writing


All you need to do is write an interesting, imaginative story in no more than 2 A4 pages and send it into us at Beyond the Beanstalk.

If you are chosen as the winner, your story will be turned into a short animated film.


1 x short animated film of story

1 x plaque

1 x electronic format of video



*Story to be displayed on Beyond the Beanstalk's social media and website with full author credits to author.

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  1. All entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form.

  2. Stories must be no longer than 2 A4 pages in size 12 font, Calibri.

  3. All stories must be an original story.

  4. Stories must include children as some of the main characters.

  5. All entries must demonstrate evidence of child authorship.

  6. All entries must have a completed a declaration of original work.

  7. Stories can be entered as a centre wide effort or as an individual or small groups of children. 

  8. Entries must be submitted via email to as a PDF email attachment.

  9. Competition opens Monday 28 June 2021 and closes COB Friday 9 July 2021.

  10. Winners will be notified via email on 23 July 2021.

Judging Criteria:

  1. Stories will be judged on creativity and originality.

  2. Stories may be about any topic but must include a STEM concept (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths).

  3. Stories must include at least 1 child as a main character.

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