Here are the much-delayed winners of the first Wanstead Fringe Handwriting Competition in which Wanstead’s primary school children were invited to demonstrate their skills by writing out a Lewis Carroll poem.
The judges were the Wanstead Fringe’s Maura Wilson and designer Bryony MacQueen of Muriel&Me.
Maura Wilson said: “We were delighted by the care and attention all those who took part put into their entries. People sometimes say that children don’t learn to write properly nowadays but this has shown that not to be the case. Well done to the winners and to everyone who took part – and thank you to the teachers who encouraged the children to enter.”
Each winner receives a £100 prize for their school’s PTA, donated by Fringe sponsors Petty Son and Prestwich, whose managing director John Wagstaff said: “It’s wonderful to be a part of such a fantastic community congratulations to all those who entered and to the worthy winners.”
Three winners were chosen:
- one for Early Years (Reception)
- one for Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2), and
- one for Key Stage 2 (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6).
The Early Years winner was Orson from Nightingale Primary School.
The Key Stage 1 winner was Edgar from Aldersbrook Primary.
And the Key Stage 2 winner was Xiangxi from Nightingale.
Congratulations to all the winners.