Rowan Williams, the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, now The Right Reverend and Right Honourable The Lord Williams of Oystermouth visited The John Lyon School. Dr Williams hosted a lunch with pupils before addressing the entire Sixth Form at Union.
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.
As part of the school's British Values education programme, children at St. Helen's College in Hillingdon enjoyed a visit from their local MP, and ex-Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. Mr. Johnson toured the school and held a Q&A session with pupils.
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.
Year 10 GCSE Drama pupils at Exeter School enjoyed an improvisation workshop by former pupil and actor Imogen Butler-Cole. All 29 pupils attended one of two 90 minute improvisation workshops with Imogen who attended Exeter School from 1993-1995.
“Never give up, however many challenges you may face” – that was the message from mountaineer Nigel Vardy as he encouraged students at Trent College to scale the highest possible heights of their ambitions on Wednesday (23 November).
On Friday 18th November we were visited by Nicola Turner Inman, an Old Girl of St Mary’s who left in 1995 and who now works as the Assistant to the Deputy Surveyor of the Queen’s Works of Art, otherwise known as The Royal Collection.
A large audience of pupils, parents, friends and former pupils gathered in St Swithun’s School, Winchester performing arts centre to listen to ultra-running enthusiast, development consultant and St Swithun’s parent Mr Javed Bhatti in mid-November.
The renowned adventurer Sarah Outen has delivered a challenging and inspiring lecture to Dauntsey’s pupils, ‘Dare to Do’, based on her new book about her expedition called ‘London2London: Via the World’.