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.

Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School are 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!

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

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.

Bringing History to Life at Bedford Prep School

Bedford Prep School Year 7 boys were transported back to the time of the English Civil Wars on Tuesday 13 March, when Kevin Hicks of The History Squad joined them for a series of entertaining and educational sessions to investigate this exciting period of history.

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.

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,

Thrilling Victorian Tales

Steampunk came to Bedford Prep School on Tuesday 27 February when they welcomed author Peter Bunzl for a series of exciting talks on his award-winning Cogheart books.

Beastly day for Brighton College reception pupils!

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

Axel Scheffler, brings the Gruffalo to life at Unicorn School

Axel Scheffler, internationally acclaimed illustrator visits Unicorn School - 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.

St Swithun’s Junior School joins fundraising campaign for African elephants

St Swithun’s Junior School recently welcomed artist and activist Holly Budge to talk about her award-winning exhibition and fundraising initiative How Many Elephants?

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.

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!

Longleat vist

All Hallows children thrilled to have some exotic visitors from Longleat

Longleat staff recently came to All Hallows school bringing some special visitors from their animal collection.

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.

Learning about life at Number 10

Year 6 at Churcher's Junior School were lucky enough to see what lies behind the famous black door at Number 10.  The visit to Downing Street was part of their Citizenship Week.

Author Visit: Mark Walden

Last week Clifton Preparatory School pupils were treated to a fantastic talk by author Mark Walden who shared his tips on how to write an interesting and gripping story.

Nicky Morgan MP visits Grace Dieu

Pupils from Grace Dieu School in Thringstone welcomed a special visitor to their School Council meeting on Friday – their local MP, Nicky Morgan.

Prue Leith visits Kitebrook Preparatory School in the Cotswolds

Chef, Prue Leith, of Great British Bake Off fame visited Kitebrook Preparatory School and was delighted to receive a cake baked especially for her by its Boarders.

It must be magic! Dean Close Preparatory School welcomes, illusionist Mr Parsons

Pupils enjoyed a magical day when full-time Gloucestershire-based illusionist and member of the Magic Circle, Richard Parsons, spent a day demonstrating his impressive sleight of hand and close-up ‘magic’.

Engineer, TV Presenter, Broadcaster, Adventurer, Rob Bell Visits Vinehall

STEM was again the talk of Vinehall, as we welcomed in Engineer, TV Presenter, Broadcaster, Adventurer, Thrill Seeker and STEMNet Ambassador, Rob Bell.

Kerry Bennett, RAF Pilot and aspiring astronaut visits Dean Close School

Flight Lieutenant, Kerry Bennett spent an afternoon inspiring children when she came to School to talk about her journey to become an RAF Pilot and the challenges she faced on the BBC Two television series: ‘Astronauts: Do you have what takes?’

Author Robin Stevens visits The Hawthorns

Robin Stevens, author of the popular ‘Murder Most Unladylike’ series, visited The Hawthorns last term to inspire the pupils to read and write murder mystery stories.

Crackley Children Hear Message Of Kindness In New Christmas Classic

Pupils at Crackley Hall School were delighted to meet new children's author Samuel Langley-Swain when he visited the school to talk about story writing and being an author, and to read them his new Christmas story Santa's Wish.

Olympic medal winner Ellie Soutter visits The Hawthorns

Old Hawthornian Ellie Soutter returns to The Hawthorns to collect the OHA cup for Outstanding Achievement.

T-Rex on the Loose at Cokethorpe Junior School

Cokethorpe Junior School celebrated one year of their successful book club with an extraordinary author visit accompanied by a formidable looking T-Rex

A rare sighting of Santa beside the chimneys on the roof of the Neo-Gothic Sompting Abbotts Prep School building

Look – Santa's on the school roof!

Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School has been welcoming children from the local area to the Santa's Grotto and Winter Wonderland that pupils, staff and parents created themselves.

Caldicott boys learn more about anti-bullying with interactive workshops

For Anti-Bullying week, Caldicott welcomed Action Work, a creative company who delivered three interactive anti-bullying workshops to all year groups.

Martha Holmes Producer of The Blue Planet wows pupils

Science Day at St John’s on-the-Hill was given a flying start with the most amazing talk from Martha Holmes, Executive Producer of The Blue Planet and Life series on the BBC.