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George E
Ravenhall Writing Competition

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About George E Ravenhall

George E Ravenhall was a teacher of English and Writing at EQDemic School. His passion and enthusiasm for teaching and his students made him a popular teacher and colleague. 

The George E Ravenhall Writing Competition

is open to all students from Years One to Nine.


The competition encourages imagination, innovation and creativity. Stories submitted must be an original piece of prose writing, no poetry or scripts. Entries must be the sole work of the student, not copied from other works and they must be typewritten.

Any entry not following these rules will be disqualified. 

Entry is limited to one per student.



🌟 The Santa Letter Writing Competition! 🌟

🎅 Calling All Year 1 to Year 10 Students! 🎅


Are you ready to embark on a magical journey through the power of words? Do you believe in the enchanting spirit of Christmas? Well, here's your chance to share your wishes, dreams, and heartfelt sentiments with none other than the jolly old man himself, Santa Claus! Welcome to the Santa Letter Writing Competition, where creativity knows no bounds, and the possibilities are as limitless as your imagination.

1. Write Your Letter: Craft a heartwarming, creative letter to Santa Claus. Pour your hopes, dreams, and wishes onto the page.
2. Format Your Letter: Be sure to include your name, age, and school year on the top of your letter. Your letter should be typed or neatly handwritten.





All entries received will be read by a judge.

A short list will be drawn from the entries and placed online.

Winners for each category will include the People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice.


This is a creative writing competition and entries will be judged on the originality of the themes,

the development of the story and the quality of the writing.

Any entry exceeding the word limit will be disqualified.


Overall Winners

Winner’s Certificate

Book signed by author

Morning tea with Author

Written Report on their story

People’s Choice

Winner’s Certificate

Bookshop Gift Voucher

Written Report on their story


Judge’s Choice

Winner’s Certificate

Bookshop Gift Voucher

Written Report on their story


Short-listed Writers

Winner's Certificate

Written Report on their story


Important Dates


Competition opens on 01 DEC 2023

Competition Closes 11.59pm 31 DEC 2023

Short List announced  6pm 14 JAN 2024

Winners announced 6pm 31 JAN 2024

EFT Details



BSB 083-125

Account 235541899

​Account Name EQD SCHOOL

Payment Reference ​

please use your contact mobile number 


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