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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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."
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!