Cambridge Story Competition: Winners Announced

Sarah Lahiff

Thank you to all who entered the Cambridge Story Competition, we’ve had entries from all over the World and the stories have been truly fascinating to read! It’s been a tough decision as there were so many wonderful entries, but we’ve managed to pick our winning 12 stories.

Congratulations to:


The judges praised the winners’ creative use of language to convey stories with clarity and creativity. Well done to all of the above named entrants, you will be contacted by a Cambridge Representative to provide further details of the winning student’s story and certificates.

We will publish the winning stories for all to see on World of Better Learning.

We would like to thank the judges: Allen Davenport, Kathryn Escribano, Jade Glennon, Garan Holcombe, Bill Inge, Rachel Jeffries, Sarah Lahiff, Carrie Lewis, Justyna Matwiejczyk, Melissa Scott Katia Valle and Charlotte Yule, for dedicating their time to the competition.

We would also like to thank the teachers and their institutions for their continued support: Natalia Sileno, Komal Sharma, Charlotte Kelly, Tetyana Byelkina, Simone Rosa, Nadia Mahmoud, Eufrasia Guslianti, Laetitia Carion, Zeliha Kale, Marzena Slomian-Zelazny, Lubov Gracheva and Donna Leventakis.

Thank you to the marketing team at Cambridge University Press and Tasneem Alsmadi and Lok Yee Liu for their hard work.

For more information you can find details about the closed competition associated classroom activities for Parts 1 and Parts 2. Alternatively, download the full lesson plan here.

Please note- the Cambridge Story Competition closed on April 30th 2018, it is no longer possible to enter story submissions.

  • Virginie CHAPELAN

    This story has been written by my daughter and her name is “Salomé”. Can you correct please ?

Share your ideas for a post below.
We're looking forward to hearing about it
and will be in touch once we've had a read.
0/5000 characters

Thank you for sharing your experiences.

We will take a read through your ideas and be in touch shortly.