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.

Full details, including essay titles, entry forms and competition rules can be found here.

The results of the Essay competition 2018 can be viewed here and the judges’ reports here.

Congratulations to all the winners:

St Faith’s at Ash , Reddiford School , St David’s College, Huddersfield Grammar School, Bowden Preparatory School, Daiglen School, Langley Preparatory School, Ditcham Park School, Red House School, Quinton House School, Claires Court School, Queen Ethelburga’s College, St Mary’s School, Eaton Upper School, Rochester Independant College, Heathfield Knoll School, LVS Ascot, Bridgewater School, The Laurels School, Thames Christian School, Kensington Park School, Ibstock Place Junior School, Bosworth College, Cardiff Sixth Form College.

For any questions regarding this competition, please contact our National Arts assistant

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.