A QUEEN’S School girl has won a prize for rewriting history.

Scarlett Banfield won first prize in the Historical Association’s annual historical fiction writing competition for her story Souviens-Toi, an account of the Second World War massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane.

The Year 8 pupil, who lives in Abergele, won a cash prize and a Bath Aqua Blue glass paperweight.

Year 7 pupil Louisa Cowell, of Chester, was short-listed by the judges and highly commended for her fictional account of slavery in Guadeloupe, entitled The Checker Board.