Time to Write Competition Entry Form

Time to Write - closes 26 April 2024

Submit your entries for our creative writing competition for schools

To enter your pupils into our Time to Write creative writing competition, please download and complete the Time to Write – Pupil Entry Submission Upload Template spreadsheet, save it as a .CSV (comma delimited) file, and upload it via the online entry form below.

Entry closes on Friday 26 April 2024.

Completing the online form

Checklist for schools

Thank you for entering our Time to Write competition. Before you complete the form below, please ensure that you have done the following things:

1. Read the terms and conditions and gathered the required permissions from your school and the parents/guardians of the pupils you are entering into the competition.

2. Downloaded the ISEB Time to Write – Pupil Entry Submission Upload Template spreadsheet, and populated it with all your entries. Please ensure that you have completed all columns for each entry.

3. Saved the ISEB Time to Write – Pupil Entry Submission Upload Template spreadsheet as a .CSV (comma delimited) file.

4. Saved all writing submissions as .PDF files with the file name structured as ‘Title of submission, school name’. The pupil’s name should not be included in the file name or anywhere on the PDF file.

5. Saved all PDF submissions together in one .ZIP folder.

You can now complete the form below, uploading your completed ISEB Time to Write – Pupil Entry Submission Upload Template spreadsheet as a .CSV file, and your PDF submissions in one .ZIP folder.

For support with entering pupils visit our Support Portal.

Online entry form

This is the online entry form for the Time to Write competition. All entries must be submitted via a school - entries submitted by parents and guardians will not be processed. Parents and guardians should talk to their child's school about submitting an entry to this competition. If you have any questions please contact ISEB at: support.iseb.co.uk. Please remember to save entries as .PDF files with the file name structured as ‘Title of submission, school name’. The pupil’s name should not be included in the file name or anywhere on the PDF file.

Your details (the school entering pupils)

Your name:(Required)

Upload your pupil entry spreadsheet and a copy of each pupil's piece of creative writing to enter your pupils

Please upload your completed pupil entry spreadsheet here to enter your pupils into the Time to Write competition. Please note: This MUST be saved as a .CSV (comma delimited) file before it is uploaded. If your spreadsheet is uploaded as any other file type it will not be processed. You will also need to upload a .ZIP file containing a copy of each pupil's piece of creative writing. Each piece of writing must be saved as a PDF, and the file name should be formatted as follows: Title of submission, school name.
Ensure that you have completed your pupil entry spreadsheet and that you have checked the data within it carefully before you upload and submit. Please also double check that you are uploading your spreadsheet as a .CSV (comma delimited) file.
Accepted file types: csv, Max. file size: 1 GB.
Ensure that you have added all writing submissions to the .ZIP file you are uploading, and that all submissions are saved as PDFs and have been named correctly.
Max. file size: 1 GB.

Submit your entries to the Time to Write competition

Confirmation of your role(Required)
Please confirm that you are a representative from a school. If not, please select 'other'.
Terms and conditions agreement(Required)
Please confirm that you have read and agree to the Time to Write terms and conditions published on write.iseb.co.uk.
Usage permissions - ISEB(Required)
Please confirm that you, the school, gives ISEB permission to control and process the data you have submitted via this online form and the pupil entry spreadsheet you have uploaded in order to complete the shortlisting and final judging of entries to the Time to Write competition, and for post competition data analysis. Data analysed will remain anonymous. More information about this is available at write.iseb.co.uk.
Usage permissions - RM Compare(Required)
Please confirm that you, the school, gives RM Compare permission to process the data you have submitted via this online form and the pupil entry spreadsheet you have uploaded in order to complete the shortlisting of entries to the Time to Write competition, and for post competition data analysis. Data analysed will remain anonymous. More information about this is available at write.iseb.co.uk.
Privacy Policy(Required)
Please confirm that you have read and agreed to ISEB's Privacy Policy accessible here: https://www.iseb.co.uk/privacy/

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