Speakers & Visitors
Sally Crewe, a leading nutritionist at Holroyd Howe, recently visited Bede’s Prep to give a talk to Year 7 and 8 children about healthy eating.
The Beacon boys’ school in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, was incredibly excited to welcome TV comedian, presenter and popular children’s author David Baddiel to the school just before Christmas.
Last week, the Senior School and Sixth Form were delighted to hear a lecture by world-renowned scientist Lord Professor Robert Winston at Ipswich High School. The talk was entitled “What Makes us Happy?”
It was a privilege to welcome Lord Robert Winston, Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London, to Repton School as a guest speaker at the School’s third annual Christmas Science lecture.
‘You can do whatever you put your mind to’ was the prevailing message this week, as England and 2018 Commonwealth Games gold winning netballer, Natalie Hawthornthwaite, headed to Eastbourne to inspire the next generation.
Bolton School welcomed back former pupil John Derbyshire OBE to give the annual Tillotson Lecture. He spoke about his 32 year career with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) British Sailing Team, Olympic sailing and Britain's success in this sport.
On Thursday 22nd November, Wellington College welcomed a range of influential speakers from the UK’s political circles to discuss the most pressing issues faced in Politics today.
Moreton Hall Sixth Form students who are enrolled in the Leith School of Food and Wine were delighted to spend an evening with their culinary idol and true British Treasure, Prue Leith when she visited Oswestry as part of her new book launch.
Portsmouth High School were delighted to welcome author Lisa Heathfield to present her with the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) Book Award 2017/18 for her novel Paper Butterflies.
The star of BBC Dragons’ Den, Jenny Campbell, visited her former school on Tuesday 27th November to promote entrepreneurship amongst young women.
A talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) by Rik Thwaites, a former pupil (1967-77) of both Park Road and the Senior Boys’ School at Bolton School, proved extremely popular amongst GCSE and A Level students.
England rugby player Tamara Taylor spent an afternoon at the North Yorkshire prep school where she talked to the pupils about her rugby career, her forthcoming Guinness World record challenge and led a training session with the Year 6-8 girls.