Heroic inspiration nets a writing prize for Jasmine

A POIGNANT tale about a young boy receiving treatment for leukaemia has won a prize for a Barnsbury Primary School pupil.

Jasmine Christmas’s story is the regional winner in the 2018 National Young Writers’ Awards.

Her entry, called Please Donate, was chosen for top spot by best-selling children’s author David Walliams, who judged thousands of entries from around the UK.

Jasmine Christmas with her 500 word story “Please Donate” and headteacher Clare Spires

See the 21 June edition for the full story

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