Two days, 10 authors, 150 children... The first Perrott Hill Children's Literary Festival - which was open to ALL children from the surrounding communities - got off to a flying start, with lots of imaginations being sparked.
Children at Barrow Hills School were delighted to meet Olympic champion hockey player Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE last week when she dropped into the school to talk about the opportunities for women in sport and her personal journey to Olympic success
Chairman of the Dispensing Doctors’ Association Dr Richard West MBE spoke to Seventh Form Politics students on Monday, guiding them through the finer points of recent health policy as someone who lives it every day.
Professor Eleanor Maguire of University College, London delivered the annual Science Eckersley lecture - The past, present and future of memory - to a packed Bedales Theatre of students, staff, parents and the local community on 27 April.
It was a great pleasure to welcome Ed Smith, former England cricketer and now journalist, commentator, author and academic at Buckingham University, to give the start of term lecture to 10s, 11s and Top Year pupils on Thursday 20th April.
The Oratory School welcomed Dr Peter White from The World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Geneva, to engage with our students on the issues of climate, social and economic change facing us today.
BBC documentary filmmaker, conqueror of Mount Everest and successful children’s author, Matt Dickinson, spent a whole morning with lucky Third Formers at Glenalmond College, spearheading a creative writing workshop.
There was a wonderful buzz at Cranleigh Prep School when Gino D'Acampo joined their World Book Day Celebrations. With a charity breakfast for parents, before a hilarious presentation from Gino, the School raised over £1400 for the charity, Delight.
Exeter School celebrated the Ides of March, the day Julius Caesar met his end, with a visit by bestselling author Ben Kane who discussed his passion for Roman times, equipped with a complete legionary’s equipment including chain mail and gladius.
‘Marc the Vet’ is a practicing veterinary surgeon, author, animal welfare campaigner and Old Lyonian. He returned to School on Friday 3rd March to give a talk on animal welfare and his fond memories of life at The John Lyon School.
Ashes winners Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann and Notts CC captain, Chris Read, discussed everything from the new England captain to Notts CC’s hopes for the 2017 season as they inspired students and guests at the annual Trent College Sporting Dinner
St Andrew’s School Woking celebrated World Book Day using an animal inspired theme throughout the school and inviting the authors Zehra Hicks, Jo Franklin and Ruth Galloway for a day of workshops to inspire the children to create their own books.