Dean Close Preparatory School Rainforest Day

Pupils had a very special visit from rainforest expert and explorer Paul Carpenter, spending the day looking at animals that live in the rainforest, from creepy crawlies to slithering snakes.

Author Clara Vulliamy Visits Maltman's Green School in Gerrards Cross

Girls in Year 3 were delighted to welcome the author of the Dotty Detective books to their school this week.

Fight Against Plastic is highlighted through school sculpture

Somerset artist and sculptor, Fiona Campbell, returned to Hazlegrove Prep School to view her art installation which was created as part of the Hazelgrove Festival of Wellbeing held earlier this year.

Astonishing Artefacts on Display at Bedford Prep School

Bedford Prep School recently welcomed back Mr Graham Woollard from the company ‘Portals to the Past’, who came to give Year 6 pupils his fascinating talk on ‘Rocks and Fossils’.

Insight into Engineering

Exeter Junior School welcomed Kat Smith, a final year Engineering student at Plymouth University, into Form One lessons.

Hallfield children get published as part of school’s focus on wellbeing

Children at a Birmingham school were thrilled to be presented with books containing stories and passages that they had written.

Grand National rider inspires future jockeys

19-year-old professional jockey and The Grand National rider Harry Cobden visited Taunton School last week to deliver an insightful talk to pupils and the community on his career in racing.

Pupil's heartfelt message to top children's author brings writer to the school

A nine-year-old Northbourne Park School pupil's touching e-mail to a top children's author telling him how a book about his namesake had made him 'look forward to bedtime' has prompted the writer to make a personal visit to the school.

Charlie Walker’s Talk To Years 7 and 8

Adventurer Charlie Walker visited Parkside to speak to the Years 7 and 8 boys about his longest expedition - a 43,000-mile bicycle journey across 60 countries.

Pupils reach out and touch the moon

Boys and girls at Warwick Prep prepared to talk to real-life astronauts in a live link-up with the International Space Station by holding samples of lunar rock in their hands.

Celebrity cake-maker Mich Turner reveals the magic of sweet-tooth allure

A chef who has created cakes for the Queen and a host of celebrities has inspired pupils at Caldicott School with tips on the science of creating delicious treats in the kitchen.

Top Penguin author tells pupils the story of publishing

Leading Author Rebecca Fleet has told St Ives pupils the story of how she went from an idea for a book to striking a major new international book deal with publishers Penguin and given them some writing tips.

Julian Clary with Shell Book Club

Julian Clary Visits Bishop’s Stortford College Prep School

Renowned comedian, presenter and author of The Bolds children’s book series, Julian Clary, visits Bishop's Stortford College Prep School.

Ryde School Pupils Welcome RAF 100 Baton Relay

Pupils at Ryde School learned about the RAF and hosted the RAF100 baton on its relay around the UK to celebrate the organisation's centenary.

Visiting Historian Brings Humanities Day to Life at Millfield Prep

A visiting historian joined Year 6 pupils as they learned about the slave trade for their ‘Moving People’ classroom topic during Humanities Day. The historian brought the topic to life through stories, costumes and items from that time.

King’s Ely helps teach pupils how to stay safe

Children at King’s Ely learned more about “stranger danger” and staying safe in public spaces when two special guests paid them a visit.

BBC Wildlife presenter talks to JAPS girls about conservation and ugly animals.

Lizzie Daly from Cbeebies and BBC Earth visited James Allen's Preparatory School to speak to the pupils and their guests from Judith Kerr Primary School about conservation and introduce them to some of the planet's most mysterious and unloved animals

Brighton and Hove Prep Present ITV Meridian Weather

Pupils in Year 1 turned their hand at weather presenting with ITV Meridian's Holly Green. The girls had their classroom turned into a studio and presented their own weather forecasts in front of a green screen.

Paralympian Gold Medallist Liz Johnson visits The Hawthorns

Pupils at The Hawthorns welcomed inspirational Paralympic swimmer Liz Johnson to school last week.

Alison Lapper MBE visits Lancing Prep Worthing

Alison Lapper MBE came to Lancing Prep Worthing to give an assembly about her life and work as a professional artist and to carry out art workshops with pupils in Years 3 and 4.

Desert Animal Adventures for Bedford Prep School Boys

The Atrium was alive with the sounds of the desert combined with murmurs of excitement as Bedford Prep School boys welcomed some very special guests to the school on Wednesday 14 March.

Author Alex Preston with Sompting Abbotts Headmaster Stuart Douch

Best-selling novelist makes emotional return to Sussex childhood school

Award-winning writer Alex Preston, a former pupil of Sompting Abbotts Prep School, returned to his almer mater after over 25 years. "I was moved and delighted to be back!" he said. "The school has kept the things that made it unique and inimitable."

Sublime Science comes to Caldicott

In March, “Sublime Science” visited Caldicott to show some exciting science experiments to the year 3 and 4.

Former soldier Darren Carew with Monmouth School Boys’ Prep Head Boy, Toby Crewe-Read.

Wounded war veteran inspires Monmouth's rugby starlets

Darren Carew was invited to Monmouth by the school’s head boy, Toby Crewe-Read, aged 10,

Beastly day for Brighton College reception pupils!

Four and five-year-olds come face to face with all creatures great and small...

Axel Scheffler, internationally acclaimed illustrator visits Unicorn School

Axel Scheffler, brings the Gruffalo to life at Unicorn School

Jesus on the Tube gives new meaning to Religious Studies at Sompting Abbotts

Religious Studies were brought to life for Years 6, 7 and 8 thanks to the visit to the school by religious modern artist Antonia Rolls.

Wheel of Misfortune hits Homefield’s World Book Day

Today Homefield was fortunate to host a series of imaginative and interactive workshops led by the international bestselling author and screenwriter Tony Lee.

Valuable Lessons in Bread Making at St Margaret's Prep Calne

Chef Peter Vaughan is joining in the Government’s healthy eating campaign by getting children to understand how their ancestors made bread.

Ashville Prep School Pupils “Thrive” on Wellbeing Workshop

A Harrogate prep school has seen its Year 5 and 6 pupils “thrive” thanks to their participation in a unique wellbeing workshop.

Chinese New Year at The Manor

The children in the Early Years have had a really exciting week celebrating Chinese New Year.

Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School is flying high!

Pupils were thrilled to welcome Matthew from the ‘Falconry Display’ team to School for the morning, bringing some talented feathery friends: an Indian Eagle Owl, a Harris Hawk, a Kestrel and a Lanner Falcon!

Yorkshire Author Visits Froebelian School

Yorkshire children’s poet, writer and storyteller, Conrad Burdekin, spent two days helping to inspire children at The Froebelian School, Horsforth to write.

Hallfield's celebrate Chinese New Year with the aid of a world-class pianist

On Wednesday morning Hallfield School welcomed world-class concert pianist and Edmund’s (Year 1) mummy, Di Xiao, in to help the children see in the Chinese New Year.