Toitoi is now available in the library. This journal celebrates the ideas, imaginations and creative spirit of our young writers and artists aged between 5 and 13 years of age.
Toitoi publish material with an original and authentic voice that other young people can connect to and be inspired by and that reflects the cultures and experiences of life in New Zealand.
Submissions for issue 7 are being accepted now, or submissions for issue 8 close April 13th 2017.
Come into the library and find out more, read the latest issue and see our very own Isabella Flavel's (Yr 7) art contribution, or check out Toitoi website: http://www.toitoi.nz
Re-Draft is an annual creative writing competition for NZ teenagers aged between 13 and 19 years. They accept any creative writing genre, and you can send up to three entries. This gives you the opportunity to show your versatility.
Publication is the prize to this competition. The re-draft books contain the work of 40-50 authors and all who win a place are equally winners. You will also receive a free copy of the book that you are published in.
Submissions for Re-Draft 17 close September 30, 2017. The entry form can be found in the latest issue of Re-Draft: The Dog Upstairs Re-Draft 16, in the school library. Visit the school for young writers website also:
Check out the book and find out what makes a story or poem publishable - you might be surprised!