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Scriveners’ annual handwriting competition 

CLSG students taking part in the Scriveners' annual handwriting competition

Pens were out in force last week for our entries to the Worshipful Company of Scriveners’ annual handwriting competition. Squaring off against other City schools, students in years 7-9 are invited to copy two text using their best penmanship. There are prizes for the top two entries in each year group, and all winners and their parents are invited to the prize giving ceremony - often held at the Old Bailey and attended by the Sheriffs of the City of London.

The Worshipful Company of Scriveners is one of the City’s ancient trade guilds, and still closely allied to its core profession - namely that of Scrivener Notary. Founded in 1373, when neat handwriting was essential for any legal document, the Scriveners are still passionate about handwriting today.  If you are too, please come and toss your hat, or pen, in the ring for a chance to be the next Scriveners’ Handwriting Prize winner! If you missed the chance to take part, don’t worry! There is another opportunity to dust off your penmanship on Wednesday 29 November, during the second half of lunch.

Kate Eberwein, Head of Development