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Young Voices Competition – Christyanna King

Added: November 5, 2014 | Competition

My Grannie’s Wagon

By Christyanna King, Lower Key Stage 2, 3rd Place

Christyanna loves it when she and her brother go and stay with their Grandmother in her old fashioned wagon…

My grannie’s wagon is a special place…

I love the shire horses carved in wood around the sides.
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Young Voices Competition – James Birch

Added: November 5, 2014 | Competition

Birch’s Lunatic Asylum

By James Birch (aged 8) Lower Key Stage 2 Second Place

What I do began 100 years ago. The first showmen had a joint in the shape of a fifty pence piece. They had poles and planks of wood painted in gold and red and they had...

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Young Voices Competition – Lower Key Stage 2

Added: November 5, 2014 | Competition

1st place
Matthew Stevens – Chiddingly Primary School, East Sussex

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2nd place
James Birch – Meldreth Primary School, N. Royston

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Joint 3rd place
Christyanna King – Lovelace Primary School, Chessington, Surrey

Young Voices Competition – Billy Chapman

Added: November 5, 2014 | Competition

Billy’s Family

By Billy Chapman (aged 7) Key Stage 1 Winner

My name is Billy Chapman and my grandad tells me lots of stories about the old Travellers and the old fair grounds. Grandad’s first stall was bumper cars and a bouncy castle. He use to travel around the country...

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Young Voices Competition – Paddy Wall

Added: November 5, 2014 | Competition

Irish Travellers

By Paddy Wall (aged 7) Key Stage 1 Winner

My mummy and daddy were Irish Travellers but have now decided to live in a house, for comfort. A long time ago the Irish travellers would live in their wagons and had horses that pulled them along. You can...

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