St Mary's student has creative writing published

Congratulations to Olivia Landshoff, a Year 8 student at St Mary's School, Cambridge, who was awarded a prize in the CAAB Publishing competition and whose story, 'Driving for life', was selected for publication in their Crazy Cab stories.

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13th November 2020 — Congratulations to Olivia Landshoff, a Year 8 student at St Mary's School, Cambridge, who was awarded a prize in the CAAB Publishing competition and whose story, 'Driving for life', was selected for publication in their Crazy Cab stories.

Set in 1939, the story revolves around Hattie Ainsley and Eliot Morten, two young people contributing to the war in different ways, Hattie as a taxi driver and Eliot as a soldier. The tale focuses on the horrors of the war and miraculous turns of events with wounded soldiers. The school is looking forward to seeing Olivia's work published in November.

Olivia commented: "I am really excited to see my story in print!"

In another writing win for the school, Year 9 student Lily Flind recently won a Rotary Club writing competition. She claimed first prize in the intermediate category (11-13 years old) with a clever poem, called 'Connections', which uses the comparison of a tree, ageing with time, with that of love growing and blossoming before fading away.

About St Mary's School, Cambridge

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A St Mary’s girl is known for her confidence and curiosity, her community spirit, her agile mind, her resilience and drive. Our approach to learning empowers girls to aim high in life, to follow their dreams and to make a positive contribution to society.

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