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Enter our young writers' competition in conjunction with WIZO and PJ Library

Get your pens or keyboards at the ready and you could win an iPad for your or your school! Write a tribute, a poem, a story or a comic strip – fact or fiction about someone who inspires you.

Primary school children (aged 7-11) maximum 300 words

Secondary school children  (aged 11-18) maximum 500 words

Email your entries to writingcompetition@jewishnews.co.uk no later than 31 October 2022

Win an iPad for you and your school! One for the winner in each age group and one for each of their schools. The runner-up in the Primary School category will receive a PJ Library goody pack and the runner up in the Secondary School category will receive book tokens. There will also be children’s and young adult book tokens for theie respective schools

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