Spark Annual Survey 2022

Thank you for completing this survey. It should take no more than 5 minutes, and can remain anonymous.

Please answer thinking about your child(ren) who attends one of our Spark Young Writers groups or took part in the Summer Writing Challenge 2022. The data collected will help us to fulfill requirements from our main funder, Arts Council England, and ensure that we can continue to run the Spark Young Writers activity across the West Midlands.

The data collected will help us to fulfill requirements from our main funder, Arts Council England, and ensure that we can continue to run the Spark Young Writers activity across the West Midlands.

If you would like to be entered into a prize draw to win a voucher for a £50 book token, please complete the email address field at the end of the survey.

Prize will be drawn on Wednesday 14th December at 1pm. But we still want your feedback, so please continue to complete the survey even after this date.
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Impact can be on your child's behaviour, school work, confidence, creativity or anything else you feel is important.
This is our online only magazine and our printed anthology
Please select any that apply. The resources can be found at sparkwriters.org/get-creative/ and sparkwriters.org/spark-story-starters-2/
This information will only ever be used anonymously and will never be passed on.
This information will only ever be used anonymously and will never be passed on.
Some examples of what the term neuro-divergent can be used to describe: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Tourette's Syndrome, OCD (this is not an exhaustive list). This information will only ever be used anonymously and will never be passed on.
This information will only ever be used anonymously and will never be passed on.
This information will only ever be used anonymously and will never be passed on.
Maybe you take the opportunity to change some library books while you're there, or stop and have a cup of tea in the onsite cafe. Please let us know - our venues sometimes ask us for this feedback.
The email address is purely for the purposes of the book token draw and will be not be stored with the responses.

Get Writing

If you’d like to submit a piece of your writing for possible inclusion in the magazine, please see the Get Involved page to see more details. This magazine is published online three times a year: summer (June/July), winter (October-December) and spring (February-April) terms.

With groups across the West Midlands, including 2 online-only groups, there will be a Spark Young Writers group near you.

Groups are open to young writers aged 8-17 who are interested in any type of creative writing.

Young Writers' Toolkit 2023

Wondering how you can keep writing, even after you’ve finished studying? Join us for the opportunity to gain insider knowledge.

Young Writers Magazine

Submit your writing for publication in our Spark Young Writers Magazine. 

Exclusively for young people aged 8 – 20.