The First Piper visits Kitebrook on his world piping tour

The First Piper, Ross OC Jennings, is on a world piping tour and has visited Kitebrook Preparatory School to spend the day.

MG Leonard talks bugs!

Children's Literature Festival at Eagle House School

Eagle House School hosted their fourth Children's Literature Festival this September. Over 20 authors attended and a whole host of talks, workshops and performances were part of the programme.

Year 8 Geography Trip to Cornwall

On Sunday 10th September, Year 8 departed for the annual Geography trip to Cornwall.

Bishop leads 125 service

The year 2017-18 marks Packwood's 125th anniversary and a series of events have been planned to mark this milestone, beginning with a Service of Thanksgiving on the first Sunday of term.

A visit from a Fire Engine

On Wednesday 7th June, pupils at Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School were thrilled when a big red fire engine arrived at school.

Royal visit delights children and staff alike

A visit by HRH The Prince of Wales on 6th July was one of the year’s highlights for our school.

Sam Quek at Spratton Hall Speech Day

Spratton Hall and Sam Quek

Sam Quek, MBE, Olympic medal winner at Spratton Hall

Clare Balding Delights As She Opens New School Hub And Hosts Author Talk

There was a musical fanfare for presenter, writer and broadcaster, Clare Balding, as she officially opened a new classroom block and at The Elms Junior School and Nursery having earlier hosted an author talk at its senior school, Trent College.

Dean Close Prep School welcomes Monty Halls as guest speaker for Speech Day.

Broadcaster, marine biologist, naturalist, travel writer and formal Royal Marine, Monty Halls, is the guest speaker at Dean Close Preparatory School Speech Day.

Curtis Jobling demonstrates how to draw Raa Raa the Noisy Lion for pupils at The Elms

Bob The Builder Designer Fixes It For Pupils At The Elms

The designer of Bob The Builder and popular children’s author and illustrator, Curtis Jobling, revealed the secrets behind his most famous characters and urged pupils to nurture their hobbies when he visited The Elms Junior School on Tuesday 20 June

Prep Pupils Help to Save the Elephants

Culford pupils welcomed Dr Niall McCann this week to present to pupils Life on the Conservation Frontline.

Perrott Hill's first Children's Literary Festival is a huge success

Two days, 10 authors, 150 children... The first Perrott Hill Children's Literary Festival - which was open to ALL children from the surrounding communities - got off to a flying start, with lots of imaginations being sparked.

Olympian Visits Barrow Hills School

Children at Barrow Hills School were delighted to meet Olympic champion hockey player Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE last week when she dropped into the school to talk about the opportunities for women in sport and her personal journey to Olympic success

Danes Hill Matron Returns to School After 65 Years

Danes Hill welcomed a very special guest recently as Sue Wood, one of the first Matrons of the school, returned for a visit after 65 years.

BBC Any Questions? panel with Michael Connolly, Headmaster

BBC Radios 4's Any Questions?

Cranmore School hosts popular BBC Radio 4 programme

Code Breaking at LEH Junior School

Code breaking expert, James Grime, visited LEH Junior School to talk to UII and LII about codes and code breaking. James explained that he was a mathematician and had always been fascinated by codes.

Author Philip Reeve opens the refurbished library at Mount Kelly

Philip Reeve, the celebrated author and illustrator of children's literature, visited Mount Kelly in Tavistock to officially open the refurbished library.

The Paragon School receives a visit from a Red Arrows pilot!

The Paragon School, Bath were delighted to welcome Flight Lieutenant Joe Hourston from the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows.

Exeter Junior School pupils step back in time

Year 3 pupils spent the day with a Roman soldier from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum to learn more about the Celts and Romans.

Ed Smith Visits Swanbourne House

It was a great pleasure to welcome Ed Smith, former England cricketer and now journalist, commentator, author and academic at Buckingham University, to give the start of term lecture to 10s, 11s and Top Year pupils on Thursday 20th April.

Gino D'Acampo joins Cranleigh Prep World Book Day celebrations

There was a wonderful buzz at Cranleigh Prep School when Gino D'Acampo joined their World Book Day Celebrations. With a charity breakfast for parents, before a hilarious presentation from Gino, the School raised over £1400 for the charity, Delight.

Intrepid rally driver inspires pupils at King’s Ely Junior

Rally driver Tina Kerridge Reynolds whizzed along to King’s Ely Junior – much to the delight of pupils.

Maasai Warriors Visit the Dragon School, Oxford

Two Maasai 'education warriors' visited the Dragon to thank the children for their fundraising support and answer questions about wives, spears, mud homes and adapting Maasai culture to the modern world.

Nursery & Pre-Prep Children Welcome Some Unusual Visitors

On Tuesday 14th March, the children at Northbourne Park School's Nursery and Pre-Prep were very excited to welcome their very special visitors from ZooLab.

St Andrew's celebrates an animal themed World Book Day

St Andrew’s School Woking celebrated World Book Day using an animal inspired theme throughout the school and inviting the authors Zehra Hicks, Jo Franklin and Ruth Galloway for a day of workshops to inspire the children to create their own books.

GB Wheelchair Basketball star visits Lower School

U23 star Alex Mitton spoke to and trained some of Norwich School’s young pupils.

Nick Butterworth visits Holmwood House

The popular author, Nick Butterworth, visited Holmwood House recently.

Feltonfleet pupils meet Squishy McFluff author, Pip Jones

Children at Feltonfleet were excited to meet acclaimed children’s author, Pip Jones, when she visited the school two days before World Book Day.

Mabel Jones Author Visits School

Highfield Prep School welcomed children’s author Will Mabbitt to school recently to talk about how he comes up with ideas for his stories.

‘Grow Your Amazing Brain’ from the Raising Resilience Team

Lady Eleanor Holles Junior School welcomed the Raising Resilience team in to talk to UI and FI before the February half term holiday.

Talking chimps with Ben Garrod

On Wednesday 25 January the school was lucky enough to welcome Ben Garrod - evolutionary biologist, great ape conservationist and broadcaster. Ben spent the day discussing his work in great ape conservation and with the Jane Goodall Institute.

The Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP Brings Democracy To St. Helen's College

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.

Bestselling Author Visit

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.

Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall welcomes Holocaust refugee and survivor

Pupils from Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall listened in amazement as Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines, one of the 669 children who escaped from Czechoslovakia aboard a Winton train, shared her childhood stories and life growing up in Britain.