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.
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
There was no mystery as to why the children were excited to come to school on Thursday last week - the chance to dress-up in princess gowns and superhero capes and to learn some fabulous writing tips...
On Thursday 9th February, sixth form pupils at Stonyhurst College welcomed Sarah Teather, director of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) who spoke about the work the JRS are doing to help refugees all over the world.
Reading has been made magical at Trent College as the school celebrated national Harry Potter Book Night last week and popular children’s author Cathy Cassidy brought literature to life for more than 200 young people when she visited the school too.
On Wednesday 25 January the school was lucky enough to welcome Ben Garrod - evolutionary biologist, great ape conservationist and broadcaster. Ben spent the day discussing his work in great ape conservation and with the Jane Goodall Institute.
Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough visited First Steps at Froebelian Nursery in Horsforth recently to congratulate them on being awarded 'outstanding' in their first ever Ofsted inspection.
Best-selling author Bruno Vincent came to Barrow Hills to present a creative workshop to discuss the art of storytelling. His contemporary rewrites of Enid Blyton’s the Famous Five, are flying off the shelves.
Pupils from Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall listened in amazement as Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines, one of the 669 children who escaped from Czechoslovakia aboard a Winton train, shared her childhood stories and life growing up in Britain.