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Radlett student’s writing will be kept at British Museum

Lacey Phillips, 9, was selected by The Young Writers Association, which  asked all children nationally aged between seven and 11 to submit a 100-word piece of creative writing

A pupil from a school in Radlett has been chosen from thousands of children across the country to have her essay kept forever at the British Museum.

Lacey Phillips, who is now nine and attends Edge Grove school in Radlett was selected by The Young Writers Association, which  asked all children nationally aged between seven and 11 to submit a creative piece of writing exactly 100 words, and work from the title, “A Wander In The Woods”. 

The best pieces will be published in a book entitled A Wander In The Woods – Amongst The Trees, which will be available in print on 7 May.

Lacey’s story will be kept at the British Museum forever. 

Proud mother Natalie Phillips said: “We are elated and beyond proud of Lacey and her achievement. We can’t wait to see her story in print.”

Ten writers will receive a goodie bag and those awarded first and second prize will win books for their school library. 

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