HTAV Historical Fiction Competition
Take part in the HTAV 2017 Historical Fiction Competition!
Entries close 5pm on Thursday, 7 September 2017
Inspire your Year 5 – 10 students to create stories based on historical events and people.
Students can write about any period of history as long as the entry has a convincing setting that is historically correct in time and place.
Winning students will each receive a cash prize of $150.00 and a framed certificate.
Year 5 and 6 Category
Year 7 and 8 Category
Year 9 and 10 Category
Please note: From 2018, the competition will be open only to Victorian students or students from schools that are institutional members of the History Teachers' Assocation of Victoria.
The Year 9 and 10 Category Sponsored by the History Council of Victoria
The History Council of Victoria is the peak body for history in Victoria. Through its activities and website, it encourages the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of history, and aims to raise the profile of history with decision-makers and the wider community. To visit the History Council of Victoria website click here.
Category sponsored by the History Council of Victoria
Left: Margaret Birtley (Executive Officer) and Garrie Hutchinson from the History Council of Victoria with year 9/10 winner Sam Edwards and runner up Victoria Thompson.
Right: Nick Adeney from the History Teachers’ Association of Victoria with Eleanor Watson (winner of the 5/6 category) and her grandmother.
Winner - Marion Scott, St Michael's Collegiate School, ‘East Berlin 1961’
Runner-Up - Gypsy Polacheck, St Michael's Collegiate School, ‘A World Apart’
Winner - Maisarah Noor Hasbi, The Australian International Academy, ‘Buzkashi’
Runner-Up - Tessa Harkin, St Michael's Collegiate School ‘Whispers and Closed Doors’
Winner - Zainab Sayeda, Mac.Robertson Girls' High School ‘Torn’
Runner-Up - Rehan Maniyar, Mazenod College ‘Flashpoint’
Winner of the History Council of Victoria year 9/10 category
Zainab Sayed, MacRobertson Girls’ High School
Pictured with Margaret Birtley (Executive Officer of the History Council of Victoria) and Garrie Hutchinson (board member of the History Council of Victoria)