The Perse School

Creative writing success

10 Dec 2015

Two Perse students’ pieces of creative writing have been selected to be showcased on the University of Warwick’s ‘IGGY’ website.

This competition gave teachers from around the world the opportunity to share their students’ best work across their network of global educators. Students were encouraged to write anything from a close reading analysis, a poem or even a short story.

Wafia Zia in the Lower Sixth wrote a piece entitled ‘Beauty is Terror’ and Kirill Nezhentsev in Year 9 submitted an essay exploring the similarities and differences between The Pearl and Of Mice and Men. These essays will be published on the IGGY website in the coming weeks as examples of some of the best creative writing in the IGGY network, and Wafia and Kirill also received certificates of achievement and an Amazon voucher.

IGGY, an initiative of the University of Warwick, is a global educational social network designed to help gifted and talented young people aged 13-18 realise their full potential. It covers a range of subject areas from science to maths, creative writing to history and politics, and provides members access to excellent educational resources, and the opportunity to work with top academics and other gifted and talented young people from across the globe.

Well done!

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