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20 October 2014
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The forth BBC Radio 2 500 Words competition opens on 21 January and closes at 7pm on 26 February. The Chris Evans Breakfast Show will once again be appealing to children aged 13 and under to compose an original work of fiction in no more than 500 words. There are two categories; one for children aged nine and under and one for those aged between ten and thirteen, with three winners in each category.

The learning resources in the 500 Words pack are designed to be used by primary teachers across the UK with activities that can be tailored for children aged 5-12.

There are several resources to accompany the pack including videos with writing tips from Daniel Radcliffe and Jacqueline Wilson and audio versions of the winning entries from last year.

To find out more about the competition and keep up to date with the latest information visit the BBC Radio 2 500 Words website.

Download the 500 Words resource pack (3.2 MB)

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