As part of our anniversary celebration, the Royal Mint Museum is hosting a short-story competition open to all year five and year six primary school pupils in Wales.

Pupils are asked to write a short-story of no more than 500 words inspired by Decimal Day in 1971 and the change to decimal money. Closing date for entries is 11th December and stories can be submitted digitally or posted to the Royal Mint Museum.

The winner will be selected by guest judge and celebrated children’s author, Eloise Williams and illustrated by guest artist Rebecca Green. Prizes will be awarded to the winning author and to their school.

Below you can find further information including teaching resources and frequently asked questions.

 

FAQs

FAQs

How to enter our short-story competition.

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Teaching resources

Teaching resources

Links to teaching resources and inspiration for entrants.

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Eloise Williams

Eloise Williams

Find out more about our competition judge.

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Rebecca Green

Rebecca Green

Find out more about our competition illustrator.

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