Primary. Years 3/4/5/6

The Magic Piano

By Corin Ballard, year 6, Vauvert School

I once lived in a cottage in a faraway forest, every day I walked into something new but today was different. Today there was this big clock tower, I had never seen a clock tower before. What was it doing there? "I’ll investigate after school," I thought. All day I was thinking about this clock tower. What was inside? Was it magical?

After school I raced to the clock tower like a cheetah. I was so excited! I started to pace around the clock tower, then suddenly I found this incredibly old secret door, I didn’t know what it was. I opened it. I was so nervous. Inside there were these windy stairs, I started to stroll up the stairs, having a glance at all the cogs as I walked past. "What is this?" I thought to myself. ”This clock doesn’t even work,” I said in a confused voice. I walked up the stairs a little bit more. Suddenly I found a second secret door…

What will this one have inside? I crept closer and closer. I opened the door. There was a black like the sky piano. What was it doing there? I looked around the room, a little room. There was nothing else there. The room was empty, bare. There were no more rooms in the clock tower so why was this one there, why did it have a piano in it? I walked closer and closer to the piano. I sat on the chair, it was a little dusty but you could still sit down on it. I opened the lid of the piano. All the notes were there but some of them had special stickers on. I played them then suddenly the clock started to work. This was pure magic.

Enjoyed this story? Read another one.

School 24

By Endijs Zile, year 6, Vauvert School

Ring, ring, ring. The class started, worst thing is we have Mrs. Meows. She’s really mean to everyon...

Read story

Cleidus and the Piff n’ Poff

By Joseph Gaudion, year 9, St Sampson’s School

It was a lovely sunny afternoon in northern Crumblecroft and Cleidus was walking through the town an...

Read story

Lub world

By Jaiden Cordingley, year 6, Amherst School

There was a king that ruled the polar bears on the top of the Polar Peak. These poor people lived in...

Read story

the triangle

By Assheton Kennedy, year 9, Blanchelande School

The wind howled and the waves crashed against the rocks, my hovercraft zipped over the north Atlantic..

Read story

the twins

By Mia Spruce, year 8, La Mare de Carteret School

Once there was twins and they always dressed the same. Then the girls went to school. Then two boys saw...

Read story

Escape

By Harry Eaton, year 6, Elizabeth College

Prison, boring old prison, there’s nothing to do. Why oh why did we try to rob a caravan in sunny south?

Read story

The Mechanical Island

By Yannick Gaudion, year 7, Elizabeth College

Far away on an engineered island lived a boy, the last boy alive. His name was Harry and he was super smart...

Read story

Evil vs Nice

By Tiana Wood, year 6, Forest

I walked up to the entrance of the woods and smiled. “This is going to be my life, no more evil,” I said to myself...

Read story

The Haunted House

By Harry Johnson, year 7, Elizabeth College

I peeked through the skeleton. ‘Good afternoon, Mr Elrond, I see you have some mail.’

Read story

The War of the World

By Alex Litten, year 5, Vauvert School

Tajoh, Nymun and Mesopia were once peaceful places, but then the 1000 year war started, all because...

Read story

View entries by category

Get Inspired

Read the entries to previous WriteStuff competitions.