Stories

We publish thousands of stories each year, all written by our brilliant students. Here’s a selection of what they’ve been writing across our workshops.

The Cells by Chloie

By Chloie, Year 10

The cells our bodies bleed into the earth’s surface—  Flowers embed themselves into our bones, wrapping us up tightly, preparing the decay. The lilies of the valley sway around us, ...

My Birthday by Jaymi

By Jaymi, Year 6

I sit at the table, as it was my birthday, What a day to be happy, hip hip hooray. I see the beautiful cake, I could not wait to take...

Surviving by Tamilla

By Tamilla, Year 8

Memories  History  Traditions  The screams  The cries The hurt of the past No matter the attempts to erase us and silence us into fear,  Our culture still lives on  Our...

Narrabeen Man by Larissa

By Larissa, Year 7

The Narrabeen man was discovered in 2005. His bones were found by contractors in the suburb of Narrabeen, Sydney. These were the remains of a 4000 year old aboriginal man....

The Good Day by Ryan

By Ryan, Year 3

I was jogging down the road of Happy street. I came around the corner and saw two angry, stray dogs fighting over a piece of bread. I tried to calm...

By Felix, Year 6

That was just one day since we left the village and I’m homesick. The Minecraft game was fun, but it was too much for me. I’m still a kid you...

100 days of Minecraft: Day 2 by Felix

By Felix, Year 6

I woke to hear grunting noises in the background. I jumped to find no more than fifteen villagers staring at me. I prepared myself for the fight, but none attacked...

promise by Amerita

By Amerita, Year 10

i made it, and so i will keep it  you don’t have to doubt or regret  as i will be there in the end to show you  close your eyes...

Why doesn’t he notice me? by Kittana

By Kittana, Year 9

He never seems to notice me. He never notices the way I look at him or the way I smile when he’s around.  He never notices how I get distant...

Friends by Kittana

By Kittana, Year 9

We all live in a society where friends are important. They help you create memories, they can help you through your darkest times however my friends don’t.  They don’t understand...

Keltis’s Story and the Free Spirits by Lusiane

By Lusiane, Year 8

The content below contains mature content. If you have any concerns or if you are below 13 years of age please do not continue reading. If you are above 13 years of...

The amazingly funny true story of a glass jar named Pedro by Tahlia

By Tahlia, Year 5

One bright and sunny day there was a new shop and that shop was called Josh’s glass jar factory. Josh’s factory was making a lot of money because the jars...

Being Perfect by Shaba

By Shaba, Year 6

Queen Hanako and King Takeo had 3 daughters Yumi (22), Hideko (18) and Etsuko (16). But one of them has turned against their whole family. Leaving the Youngest to blame...

Trying to make it to the party by Asha

By Asha, Year 6

Chapter 1 I woke up in bed with a big smile on my face, hoping that today is going to be a good day. Until I heard a fart from...

Global Warming by Dennis

By Dennis, Year 8

In the Summer, Crack Bang Sizzle The fire is burning around me The fire burns and burns my favourite tree I then wonder why Why does everyone have to die...