Essay Competition

The ISA Essay Competition is the annual opportunity for pupils at ISA Members’ schools to allow their writing skills to shine. Wordsmiths are invited to submit entries for a range of competition prizes aimed at age groups from year five through to sixth form. For the sixth form competition students can choose to write about any topic or genre. For the other three age groups there are a range of set titles.

Opening date for entries: Monday 14 January 2019
Deadline to enter: Thursday 28 March 2019

Download the guidelines and titles here

The entries are now closed. The results will be announced at the end of April.
Good luck to everyone!

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Only schools whose Head is a full Member with ISA are eligible to enter these competitions. Please contact our membership department to enquire about joining ISA.