The Song That Went Offbeat by Toby, Year 6

Marsh Mallow just had an event on Fortnite because he was famous and had over one million viewers. The event was pretty massive and Marsh was very nervous because the para-gliders of Marsh were pretty offbeat. Everyone who paid V-bucks wanted a refund because it was completely out of tune. Marsh was horrified and he was almost bankrupt. He worked on trying to fix the para-gliders by recoding the disc. It took four days to Read more…

JBM Band, by Ella, Year 8

We hear our names being screamed out as we set foot on the stage. John, Bob, Mal and I get into our positions. I sit on the tiny stool with my drum set in front of me. Bob places his guitar strap over his shoulder and strums once. The crowd goes insane, but something doesn’t sound right. I can’t quite put my finger on the issue, so I let it go. We all start to Read more…

New Car, by Angus, Year 5

“I have exciting news, we’re getting a new car. I’m looking at a Lamborghini”, I told my kids. “Yay!”, they shouted. “Wait, no, I’m getting a Toyota, Camry”. “Boooo!!” my kids sulked. One of them said, “At least Dad’s getting a new car. It has to be better than the old one. Remember how it was completely out of tune and it just stopped in the middle of the road and someone hit us and Read more…

Out Of Tune, by Rex, Year 6

I can’t wait to go to the concert because it’s going to be awesome. When we arrive we are gonna get front-row seats. While we are waiting in the 34 degree heat, we will grab an ice-cold drink and a good old ice-cream. After that, the first band will be on. Last time, when the guitarist started he was completely out of tune, but he finally got himself together after the third song. I hope Read more…

It Was Completely Out Of Tune, by Jamison, Year 7

Once there was a boy who loved the guitar, but at his first concert when he picked up the guitar and started to play, he found it was completely out of tune. The entire two thousand person crowd began to laugh, so he ran off the stage crying. The instrument he had once loved had made him sad. After the show, he grabbed his most expensive, gold guitar ($99,999) and smashed it onto the floor. Read more…

Bad Squeaking Music, by Olivia, Year 9

Last night was the night of the high school’s annual music festival. Everyone was so nervous that they were shaking. They were warming up their voices while the people in the audience were finding their seats. The show had begun, so everyone walked onto the stage and sat down as the audience clapped. The captain started playing the trumpet first. It made a squeaking noise which wasn’t supposed to happen. We thought it was fine Read more…

It Was Completely Out Of Tune, by Erika, Year 5

I came back from another boring day of school, looked out the window and felt even more bored. I was plain bored, until my brothers got back from school, so I decided to pull some pranks. Shhhhhh, don’t tell them. My brother played the trumpet and I had a sock. PERFECT. I grabbed my sock and stuffed it down the trumpet. Finally, he started playing. My mum yelled to him, ” It was completely out Read more…

Anna’s Bad Day, by Brookes, Year 6

Anna is a 7th grade student that likes to play the violin. One day she was assigned a tuning test but her mum always tuned it for her so she didn’t know what to do. In a panic, she just randomly twisted the pegs and hoped for the best. What she didn’t know was they would be playing the violin in front of the class. She hesitated and hesitated, until she started playing and then Read more…

Off Eggs, by Caelie, Year 6

Words to use: fringe, black, eggs, washed, flickering It was a normal Sunday morning and I was having scrambled eggs. While I was eating the eggs, I noticed a really itchy rash all over my body, so I looked in the mirror and noticed that my hair was black. I washed my hair really hard but it was still black. I decided to go to the hairdressers to see what they could do. Happily, they Read more…

Lost In The Waters, by Jack, Year 8

Words to be used: fringe, black, eggs, washed, flickering. Our family, the Wigraves, have always lived on the fringe of society as blacksmiths selling our trade of coin and food, such as lamb, carrots and eggs. We lived in a small hovel by a stream where we caught fish and washed our clothes on Wednesdays. We dried them by the flickering flames of the fire. Our lives were quiet and happy form many years. That Read more…

Tunnels, by Zachary P, Year 9

Words to be used: fringe, black, eggs, washed, flickering We walked through the black corridor trying to regroup with the others. We arrived at a large chamber where we saw several enemy squads swarming the area below. This was the fringe of the city and had no strategic value. What were they doing here? We watched as they started to drill, making it through the wall in seconds. Their squad leader ordered his troops to Read more…

The Egg Clothes, by Erika, Year 5

Words to be used: fringe, black, eggs, washed, flickering Annie and I ran up to the big, abandoned tree trunk. It was tough when we climbed it and felt hard beneath our skin but we kept on going. Suddenly, we heard our names being shouted. It was Miss Mabit again. We jumped down and ran to where she was with our backs straightened because she was strict. The black fringe of her scarf was flickering Read more…

The Day Had Come, by Maddy, Year 5

Words to be used: fringe, black, washed, eggs, flickering Today was the day my mum said I could finally get my hair cut. All excited, I leapt out of bed and ran down the stairs where a plate of bacon and eggs greeted me. After breakfast, Mum and I hopped into the car and were off to the hairdressers. When we arrived, I sat in the leather chair waiting for the hairdresser. The light above Read more…

Dodo, by Brookes, Year 6

Words to be used: fringe, black, washed, eggs, flickering Greg was walking through the forest one hot afternoon when he fell upon a nest of eggs that looked like they had fallen from the tree above. The eggs were black and slimy and about the size of ostrich eggs. He sold four of them and kept one for himself. After a week, the egg began to hatch. Greg was shocked. It was a green, spotted Read more…