Thomas Taylor visits Cranleigh Prep

Last Thursday, 2021 Awesome Book Awards winner Thomas Taylor came in to visit us at Cranleigh Prep and to pick up his award. We are very grateful that Thomas Taylor also took time out of his day to have a chat with one of our English classes and help us film for the 2022 virtual […]

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March’s Author of the Month: Damaris Young

Where did you write The Switching Hour? I wrote The Switching Hour when I was studying on the Writing For Young People MA at Bath Spa University. The building looks a bit like a castle and it’s surrounded by woodland. Even peacocks roam around the grounds! It’s a magical place, perfect for writing stories.  What […]

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Reading in Lockdown

As an English teacher, I regularly question our pupils about their lockdown reading during our online lessons. Their answers can very easily be divided into two camps. Without the face to face support of their teachers and librarians, some pupils feel more detached than ever from their reading. They can’t browse the shelves in the […]

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