Exeter School alumna improvises with pupils

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.

Patron of Reading begins a new chapter at Clayesmore Prep

At the start of term, Clayesmore Prep School was delighted to welcome author Gillian Cross, as our new Patron of Reading.

Back To School for Westbourne House Grandparents

Over one hundred grandparents went back to school on Thursday 1 December, when they visited their grandchildren at Westbourne House School Pre-Prep.

Team GB Hockey star Crista Cullen

On 6th December Crista Cullen, Team GB double Hockey Olympic medallist, visited Kent College to celebrate the opening of our new Astro Pitch.

Premier League Trophy Visits Birkdale School

There was a flurry of excitement as Birkdale School had the opportunity to view the Premier League Trophy in assembly recently.

Microsoft Brings a New Reality to Wellington

Microsoft visit Wellington to demonstrate their newest piece of kit, the Hololens.

Mountaineer Nigel Vardy visited Trent College on Wednesday 23 November

Mountaineer Encourages Students To Scale Heights of Ambition

“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).

Sarah Mussi leads a mythical creative writing workshop for pupils

Award-Winning Author Takes Pupils On Mythical Journey

There is nothing like learning from the experts and students at Trent College had the chance to really stretch their mythical storytelling imaginations when award-winning author, Sarah Mussi, visited the Long Eaton school on Monday 21 November.

A Visit from the Royal Collection

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.

RNLI Visit Chafyn Grove

Year 3 were very lucky to have a visit from an RNLI volunteer. She told us all about the work of the RNLI lifeboats and lifeguards and emphasized the importance of respecting the water.

Talk by ultra-runner and development consultant Javed Bhatti

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.

Life on Mars! Pupils at Dean Close Prep enjoy a Science Space Day.

Dean Close Preparatory School welcomed Emma Wride from ESERO for a Science Space Day.

Inspirational Music at Dean Close Prep

Pupils from Dean Close Preparatory School welcomed children’s author and illustrator, James Mayhew to school.

St Hilda's Welcomes Earl Attlee

The pupils of St Hilda's School were visited by John Attlee, the third Earl Attlee, for Parliament Week.

Visit from Author Gill Lewis

Lower School girls at St Mary's Shaftesbury enjoyed a fascinating visit from author Gill Lewis.

The World of Storytelling Comes to Homefield

Popular children’s author and storyteller, Margaret Bateson-Hill, visited Homefield on the last Wednesday before half-term to hold some unique and memorable sessions with boys from Nursery through to Year 4.

Award-Winning Children’s Author Visits Bishop’s Stortford College Prep

Bishop’s Stortford College Prep School welcomed award-winning children’s author SF Said, who talked to the pupils about his novels and the process of becoming a published author.

Visiting Author Robin Stevens Inspires Children

The Walker Hall was full of excited budding detectives as Robin Stevens introduced her new detective mystery, Mistletoe and Murder.

Jungle Book Fever Hits St Margaret's

Mowgli the man cub and all of his friends came to Calne when a touring theatre company brought the classic Jungle Book story to life.

Diwali day and Hinduism workshop

A busy week of Hindu-themed activities that began with Diwali celebrations for the pre-prep children in Packwood Acorns was rounded off in style on Friday with a fantastic workshop for the Year 5s.

Author Matt Haig brings early glimpse of Christmas

Pupils from four local schools were delighted to welcome author Matt Haig to Notre Dame’s theatre this week.

'Defenders of the Realm' at Staines Preparatory School

Year 5 and 6 were extremely lucky to be given the opportunity to spend the morning with writers Nick Ostler and Mark Huckerby.

Caroline Lawrence gives an inspiring talk

Caroline Lawrence, best known for The Roman Mysteries series of historical novels for children, gave an inspiring talk at St Benedict's School, Ealing.

Second Successful Science Festival at King's

This year’s King’s College science festival DISCOVER@KING’S began by exploring the story of electricity and ended on a contemplation of the nature of consciousness.

Actor Ben Dilloway Pays Old School a visit

Former pupil, Ben Dilloway, took time out from acting to come and visit former school, St Faith's.

Star of the police force returns to old school to cut ribbon for new auditorium

Alumna Tor Garnett, founder of scheme for social change Police Now, returned to The Cavendish to lead the ceremony for the opening of the new building.

Shiplake Sixth Formers are Spellbound

On Wednesday 12 October, Shiplake College's Sixth Form Society arranged a rather unusual form of evening entertainment: a visiting hypnotist! The spell-binding experience was arranged by Sixth Formers.

'Hear-Ye, Hear-Ye' The Shrewsbury Town Crier Visits Moreton First

The students from Moreton First met a special visitor, the Shrewsbury Town Crier recently. He told the pupils about the history surrounding his job title and how he is a body double for Hagrid in the Harry Potter films!

Paralympic Gold Medallist Visits Malvern St James

Paralympic cyclist and gold medallist, Megan Giglia, visited Malvern St James Girls’ School to inspire the girls and talk to them about her experiences of overcoming adversity to become the best in her sport.

Pupils meet the first British astronaut Helen Sharman

Last week pupils visited Caterham School for a special space talk by Helen Sharman who became the first British astronaut when she travelled to the Mir Space Station.

Clare Balding OBE visits Cheam Pre-Prep

Clare Balding OBE award-winning broadcaster, journalist and author visited Cheam Pre-Prep.

Woolly Mammoth Fossil Discovery

Bedford School Fifth Former Luke Lee gave an inspiring talk to the Biology Society about his time over the summer working with researchers who were trying to clone a mammoth following the discovery of a 40,000-year-old frozen specimen in Siberia.

Paralympian & Gordonian Inspires Students

On Friday 7th October, Gordon’s School were delighted to welcome Paralympic Gold and Bronze Medallist, Hannah Russell, back to her old school to chat with some current students.

Dragons Go On A Virtual Adventure

Travelling through the digestive system, exploring the depths of the ocean and visiting Roman ruins without leaving their desks, was all in a days work for Dragon children.