Fractured Fairy Tales - our winners!

Following scores of brilliant submissions and much deliberation, we are delighted to announce the winners of the Fractured Fairy Tales competition.

  • Primary Category - Taylor Wilson, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase
  • Secondary Category - Henry Baigent, School of Science and Technology Maidstone

A panel of judges across the Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) schools read over 100 entries and whittled them down to a shortlist for each category. The winning stories were then chosen by VIAT's CEO, Julie Derrick.

Mrs Derrick said: "The standard was exceptionally high which made the decision very difficult but both Taylor and Henry's stories were outstanding in terms of their writing, content and closeness to the brief we gave. They should be very proud and we hope they enjoy spending their prizes. Well done!"

The competition asked pupils from across all the VIAT schools to write their own 200-word story which took a classic fairy tale and added a twist, changed characters, or made it more modern.

You can read the winners' stories here:

Primary Category Winner - Taylor 

Secondary Category Winner - Henry 

They will each receive a Waterstones gift card for their excellent efforts.

Back to News

News

Twitter

VIATSchools - April 29
Would you like to join our friendly team at SST Maidstone? We are currently recruiting for a Learning Mentor to provide 1:1, small group and class-based support. You can find all the details, and apply, here: https://t.co/WfR4eLpzI5 https://t.co/Y1y6YsAGsN
VIATSchools - April 23
Are you looking for an apprenticeship? Come and join our friendly team at Invicta Grammar School as an Business Administrator Apprentice! You can find all the details here: https://t.co/6XA1yMOIwR
VIATSchools - April 20
We're very excited to announce the winners of our Fractured Fairy Tales competition. The standard was very high, but these two entries were outstanding! Well done Taylor from and Henry from You can read their stories here: https://t.co/4w48F149v4 https://t.co/LXoNeAml3K
VIATSchools - April 6
Would you, or someone you know, like to train to teach?Come to one of our allocated sessions on Wednesday 30 June 2021, at the School of Science & Technology Maidstone, to find out about the courses that we offer through the Trust. More information here: https://t.co/Duw2yziCvx https://t.co/oPoVPZtOIi
VIATSchools - April 1
Would you like to join the friendly team at VIAT and teach Modern Foreign Languages across our five primary schools, based in and around the Maidstone area? We are currently advertising a full-time position - you can find all the details you need here: https://t.co/PmFpqy2eRM
VIATSchools - March 31
A great opportunity here to join the VIAT team! https://t.co/FxpONpI2ub
VIATSchools - March 23
The finalists for our Fractured Fairy Tales competition have been announced! Visit our website https://t.co/4wB3XK4iVt to see who made it into the top five in the Primary and Secondary categories - and read their brilliant stories! Winners will be announced after Easter. https://t.co/1fb3dAez0K
@VIATSchools
Our new virtual choir project is in aid of Comic Relief, and is a cover of the ELO classic, "Mr Blue Sky" https://t.co/uTbok4fZIk - so like, share, and donate! https://t.co/KBsWJGlwN5 https://t.co/GN30yZUqoo
Our Schools