Year 3 and 4

Year 3 & 4

Literacy Competition

Is your class full of imagination? Why not get involved in our literacy competition for the chance to win a free outreach session for your class.

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Year 3 and 4


  1. Get your class to read the ‘animal profiles’ of some of our favourite characters at Knowsley Safari
  2. Pick one to write a short story about.
  3. Tell us what they get up to overnight when the keepers aren’t here to keep an eye on them! The title of your story should be ‘Night at the Safari’.
  4. Stories should be no longer than 500 words.

Curriculum Links:

English- Pupils should be able to plan their writing by discussing and recording ideas. Write in organised paragraphs around a theme and include narrative, characters and plot. To be able to evaluate and edit their own work and to proof-read for spelling and punctuation errors.

How to enter:

The name, age, school and contact details should be written on the back of each entry, only 1 entry is allowed per child and unfortunately we will not be able to return submitted entries.

Entries can be dropped off at the park during your visit or posted to Ellie Sowerby, Learning and Discovery Team, Knowsley Safari, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AN.

Closing dates for entries is Friday 21st July 2017

Terms and conditions:
The closing date for entries is Friday 21st July 2017. One entry is allowed per child. It is not possible for us to return entries to you. By entering this competition you are agreeing for your school name, entrants name and pictures to be used in publicity material. The winning individual will receive a free outreach session for their class. Outreach session is available September- December.  We reserve the right to make amendments to the competition details without prior warning.


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