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! 


The ALCS Carnegie Shadowing Scheme Writing Competition


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