Parents and teachers

Story Engine is a writing and mentoring platform designed to support and inspire children’s creative writing, imagination and confidence.

Staying safe online

Ministry of Stories takes our responsibility towards keeping children safe online very seriously.

  • All writing on the platform is checked by our dedicated team before it is published.
  • Messaging between young people and Story Mentors is regularly reviewed by trained moderators.
  • All Story Mentors have Enhanced DBS checks and are trained in our safeguarding policy and procedures.

Participants and their parents can contact Ministry of Stories’ moderators with any concerns at and our team will look into the issue.


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