Ellie is the author of the Wild Tribe Heroes books - true stories about real environmental issues such as plastic pollution, climate change and habitat loss. She will inspire your children to love our planet. EYFS-KS2
Develop your pupils' thinking skills... Jacqueline & Deidre from Inspire Workshops will ask thought-provoking questions to spark conversation. Pupils will learn Christian beliefs as well as sharing their own ideas.
Sufiya Ahmed is the award-winning author of historical fiction. Ideal for years 5 and 6, ‘The Spy And The Suffragette’ presentation highlights the contribution of British women of colour to major historical events. KS2+
This Celtic Queen led a rebellion against the Roman invasion of Britain. Listen as she tells her story, covering the arrival of the unwanted visitors, her ferocious woman-led battle and finally... her demise.
Travel back in time and chat to Akna as she shares tales from her rainforest city. Who’s in charge? What does she eat, wear and do for fun? Your pupils will gain an insight into what life was like in this ancient civilisation.
International CBBC writer, stand-up comic, poet and author, Ian Billings' talks are not to be missed. 2500 schools visits in 20 countries. “Best thing I’ve seen in this school in thirty years!” KS1-KS2
On April 15th, 1912 a huge ship struck ice and the rest is history. The disaster that followed is widely known but the final movements of Titanic’s Captain, Edward Smith, remain a mystery to this day...
In this session on blood, the heart and the circulatory system, pupils will learn the different components of blood and its functions, how it transports around the body and take a close up look at a heart! KS2+
I've won prizes for my books! Yes!! And I like to think my school visits are cool, talking about REAL issues in my books and having a lot of fun on the way. Why not join me and find out for yourself? KS2+
Sophie is a GB Wheelchair Basketball player and captained the team at the Rio Paralympics. She's a World and European Silver Medalist and is training for the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics, aiming for a medal!
Blue Peter Award winning author of over 40 books for children of all ages, Gareth P. Jones' catchy songs, stories and workshops are designed to enthuse and engage pupils about writing & reading. EYFS-KS2
Emily Davison jumped out in front of a horse at Epsom Derby because she was willing to risk her life for what she believed in - female suffrage. This powerful story will inspire and educate your pupils.
Mary Anning was only a little girl when she sold sea shells on the sea shore... Her prehistoric passion resulted in her making of the most exciting fossil discoveries of all time! A truly inspirational female scientist.
Tessa is an award-winning author and illustrator of picture books about happiness. She empowers children to choose happiness in their lives, and her illustration workshops prove that everyone is an artist. EYFS-KS1
Ruth from Judaism for Schools will give an overview of the Jewish religion. Focusing on the Torah, the Holiest Jewish Text, you will learn how Jewish concepts and customs shape the lives of people around the World.
Blackbeard is one history's most fearsome pirates. Famous for his scruffy look and daring ways, his tales from the seven seas will shiver your timbers! But is he brave and bold or a nasty thief? You decide...
Without the role of women, WW1 would have been very different. Hear Charlotte's story and learn how she 'did her bit' working in a munitions factory and the lasting impact the efforts of women such as her had.
Amelia Earhart was an explorer like no other. Not only did she overcome the dangers of solo flight, flying across the Atlantic in 1932, she inspired young girls to live their dreams - the sky's the limit!
Learn about your feelings, and how you can help yourself and others to be happy and healthy. This hands-on session with brain experts uses stories and activities to help kids understand resilience & mental health. KS1+
Jeanne is an award-winning children’s author with over 400 titles published. These include The Bog Baby, Dr Xargle, Who’s in The Loo Tadpole’s Promise and #Goldilocks (A Hashtag Cautionary Tale). EYFS-KS2
If the Sun were a beach ball, how big would the Earth be? Why does the Moon glow? Learn about the Earth, Sun and Moon, and why we have days and years, using a globe, scale models, lights and games. KS2+
Known for their fierce battles and ambush when they arrived in England, the Vikings are not to be messed with. Your class will receive a call from a real Viking warrior – he’s loud, proud and ready for war!
Mary Seacole was a nurse and businesses woman. She ran the British Hotel, which she set up in Crimea, to help poorly and recovering soldiers. She was so loved and affectionately names ‘Mother Seacole’.
Solids liquids and gasses aka states of matter. From freezing to condensing, evaporating and melting, your class will have a solid(!) understanding by the end of this informative and entertaining session. KS2+
Rocks are everywhere and soils are below us. There's different sorts and so many wonders: granite, slate and chalk all form in different ways and places. And of course ... fossils! So simple and yet marvellous! KS2+
Listen up mortals - Zeus, ruler of the skies, awaits your call! Listen to the thunderbolt bearing God as he tells you all about his life on Mount Olympus and the exciting Greek society who live below him.
Award winning author Saviour Pirotta has written many titles, including the best-selling Orchard Book of First Greek Myths. He loves retelling myths and legends and creating historical fiction. KS1-KS2
Richard is a multi-award winning, Romani storyteller, author and national literacy hero. He delivers sessions across the UK. He is passionate about literature to promote inclusion and social mobility. KS1-KS2
Get to the heart of Hinduism! An expert speaker from Bhaktivedanta Manor - a Hindu Temple - will chat to your class and answer questions. Learn about Hindu beliefs, customs and festivals in an interactive way.
Aisha was born in Bahrain and has lived in Kuwait, England and Canada. The first novel she ever wrote was a piece of fan fiction, but she now writes magical and emotional children's books perfect for KS2+
Take trip 2 billion years back in time with palaeontologist Dr Helen. Meet some amazing and extraordinary fossil creatures – some of whom were your ancestors – and discover the story of evolution. KS2+
Struan Murray is the author of the ORPHANS OF THE TIDE trilogy. His visits focus on thinking about where ideas come from, and how we can use our own lives and interests to create fantastical stories. KS2+
Author of the Jamie Johnson Series, which has been adapted for TV by the BBC and the award-winning thriller Unstoppable. Dan's talks engage even the most reluctant readers. Option to add class books! KS2+
Andy Seed is the author of factual books which put the fun into reading. He’s a Blue Peter Book Award winner, wildlife writer and specialist in engaging reluctant readers. He can't wait to meet your class! EYFS-KS2
Castles. Magnificent, impressive, spectacular. Maybe not if you’re a castle ditcher. Reginald William Groundsbury will have your class giggling as he shares the secrets of his castle: the good, the bad and the ugly!
Catherine is a TeachPrimary Award winner. Having worked for Greenpeace and the Natural History Museum, she now writes books to inspire curiosity… from evolution and climate change to outer space. KS1-KS2
Electricity is a wonder. There is magic to be had learning both how it works and how we use it. Your class will be electricity experts after this awesome visit. Different sessions for year 4 and year 6.
Danny Purvis is an Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth Medalist in Men's Artistic Gymnastics! He's a member of Team GB and in 2019, he retired from competitive gymnastics. Listen to his incredible story.
K.N. Chimbiri is the inspiring author of Black history books including The Story of the Windrush - a book that sensitively tells the inspiring story of the Windrush generation for younger readers. KS2+
Lift off planet Earth as Dr Ken takes you on a voyage around the solar system. Discover if the Moon is made of cheese and what it takes to be an astronaut. An amazing addition to your space topic. KS1+
Badminton player Lauren Smith achieved her dream of becoming an Olympian in 2016. She has since reached a 7 in the world, won the European Championships, won 5 Commonwealth medals and 9 National titles.
Adam and Charlotte have written nearly 200 books including the award-winning Spaghetti with the Yeti, Party for Dads and the Comet Street Kids reading scheme – widely used in schools all over the world! EYFS-KS1
The Stone Age lasted 2.5 million years and paved the way for life as we know it. From shelters to farming, we have a lot to thank our prehistoric ancestors for. Call a real life caveman and listen to his story!