National Schools'
Handwriting Competition 2017

Welcome to the 2017 National Schools’ Handwriting Competition.

Last year we had an amazing 9,554 entries and we’d love to have even more this year!

The Competition is organised by SATIPS and Cambridge University Press and is free to enter. This year the competition will open for entries on 19th September 2016 and the closing date is 10th March 2017.

There are five entry classes:

Class A (6 years and under)

Class B (7–8 years)

Class C (9–10 years)

Class D (11–13 years)

Class E (Staff Prize – open to all school staff)

If you have any questions about the Competition please contact us. You can tweet us on @CUPeducation, visit us at or email Emma on