Primary. Years 3/4/5/6

The Two Sided Wood

By Vanessa Melngalve, year 6, Vauvert School

It was a night not so long ago, I remember the night I was killed!

I had run away from home, my mother never cared for me, I felt all alone and scared, I had no friends at school so that made me run away. I started to run into the woods. I remember hearing people talking about the woods and how creepy and dangerous they were, and how you should never enter the woods empty handed. But I didn’t care, I had nothing to live for anymore. As I ran deeper and deeper into the woods I had flashbacks of when I was young. I tried to hold back tears but I just fell to the ground and started to cry. After a few seconds I fell into a deep sleep, dreaming I was back home.

I woke up thinking I was back in my old room, but then realised I was in the same old forest I'd run into when I was mad, but now I was not mad, I was scared! But then I realised the woods seemed different, I wasn’t in the same woods I'd been in a few hours earlier, I was in a different wood!

It had two sides. It seemed like a dark side and a light side, ogres and dwarfs. I decided to go to the light side, but what a mistake I made! As I was running to the light side to see if I could get some help from someone, I suddenly fell into a hole and landed on the other side…

I didn’t know what to do! I was trapped on the dark side, I had no one to help me, I could only see ogres, then I couldn’t see anything; I was dead …

Enjoyed this story? Read another one.


By william meeks, year 7, Elizabeth College

WINDBREAKER It was on a foggy morning in moordor, when a unexpected rider from the mountains...

Read story

Bird boy

By liam mahy, year 6, Amherst School

The wind brushed, briskly through my feathers as I hastily plummeted downwards. “Whooooooooooo!” I...

Read story

Lego Lords

By Reece Knight, year 6, Vauvert School

One Spring morning in Lego town, I was building my house.

Read story


By Elisabeth Gardiner, year 9, Grammar School

"NOOO!" I yelled, tears rushing down my face. I screamed so loud that when I stopped, the echo of it...

Read story

The Dreamian Isles

By Dylan Cohen, year 7, Elizabeth College

There are creatures beyond your imagination of all shapes and sizes, we call them Dreamians!...

Read story

My Imaginary World

By Joshua Osrin, year 5, Vauvert School

I didn’t know where I was, but it was the most beautiful place I had ever been. I was stunned, dazed...

Read story

On the other side

By Jessica Bruce-Davies, year 10+, St Sampson’s School

The bleak, worn and torn walls of the hospital surrounded me like a glove. It was silent.

Read story

sea land

By declan wallace, year 9, La Mare de Carteret School

It was a sunny day at the beach. There were fish and all other sea animals walking around everywhere ...

Read story

Mountain Land

By Thierry Le Cheminant, year 9, La Mare de Carteret School

My island was found by a sailor called Thierry. He sailed across the island, when he was sailing there was a massive storm...

Read story

Scarlet's Life

By Kali Le Patourel, year 7, Grammar School

This is the story of a 12 year old girl named Scarlet, and she was an orphan at the Foresters Orphan...

Read story

View entries by category

Get Inspired

Read the entries to previous WriteStuff competitions.