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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.