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Enter the new 500 Words competition

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500 Words is the world’s largest story-writing competition for kids.

Over a million stories have been written for the competition since 2011, on all sorts of topics from technology to climate change.

Now you can enter a new version of the competition by writing a story inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.

The competition is open to all children aged 5-13. The closing date is Friday 3 July at 11:59pm.

Visit the 500 Words website to find out more about the competition and the exciting prizes on offer!