Below are some competitions that look good!  Note, some of them are annual, so don't worry if you've missed the deadline, it will come round again!  And please note that, although I check this page as often as a busy author can, some of these competitions might not exist any more! 

 

National Literacy Trust for KS1 and Lower KS2

 

National Literacy Trust for Upper KS2 and KS3

 

The Write Stuff for girls aged 11-18

 

Project Remix for 14-19 year olds

 

Radio 2 500 Word Writing Competition

 

The Henrietta Branford Writing Competition

 

The Hot Key Young Writers Book Prize

 

The Red House Young Writers Competition 

 

Wicked Young Writers Competition

 

Random House Anti-Bullying alliance

 

Chorleywood Bookshop Young Writers Competition

 

This is one to get your school involved in, if you are in year 7 or 8

National Short Story Week Young Writers Competition