Top children’s fantasy author Garth Nix to visit Turton School

Garth Nix Author Event – Thursday 30th March, 2017 Dear Parent, Our school has been chosen to host a book event, featuring the author, Garth Nix, on Thursday 30th March. Garth, who is over from Australia for less than a week, to promote his new book, is one of the best children’s fantasy writers in the Read More …

Author Juno Dawson visiting Turton School on the 8th February

Author Juno Dawson visiting Turton School on the 8th February.   Dear Parent/Guardian,  Your child will be attending an event with multi award winning and bestselling author Juno Dawson on 8 February and will have the opportunity to buy personally signed and dedicated copies of her books. Should you wish your child to be able Read More …

A visit to Canon Slade to see Author Chris Riddell. By Grace Higginson (Year 7)

A visit to Canon Slade to see Author Chris Riddell.   On the 16th November, I and a group of 25 fellow year 7 went on a trip to see the amazing, current children’s laureate author, Chris riddell. It was a great experience to meet this wonderful author and illustrator. Aged just 54, he has Read More …

Author Visit: Joshua Khan ( 20th October, 2016 )

  Author Visit:  Joshua Khan – “Shadow Magic”   Author Joshua Khan was in Turton on Thursday afternoon entertaining year 7 with a talk about his new book Shadow Magic and the things that inspired him to write it. Books were on sale after the talk which he signed in between letting students take lots Read More …

Joshua Khan – Author Event for Year 7

Joshua Khan Author Event for Year 7 (Thursday 20th October 2016)   Our school has been chosen to host a book event, featuring the author Joshua Khan, on Thursday 20th October. As his latest fantasy adventure book ‘Shadow Magic’ ties in with the current year 7 English scheme of work, we are offering all year Read More …

Meet Author Jacqueline Harvey

Meet Jacqueline Harvey Jacqueline Harvey, one of Australia’s most popular authors, will be meeting pupils from our feeder primary schools on Monday 17th Oct as part of her UK tour. If you’d like to know more about her and her books have a look at her website http://jacquelineharvey.com.au/  The event was originally being held at Turton but Read More …

Author, screenwriter and conservationist Andy Briggs to visit Turton

Andy Briggs to visit Turton. Author, screenwriter and conservationist Andy Briggs will be making the first of 2 visits to school on Thursday 9th June, speaking in the Arts Theatre from 9.45-10.45. We’ll be welcoming pupils from other local schools and inviting our year 8 students who have participated well in the Accelerated Reader scheme to Read More …

Photo Gallery: Patrick Ness Visit

Author Patrick Ness Visits Turton School   Award winning author Patrick Ness visited Turton on Tuesday 10th November to talk with KS4 and 5 students about his books. His book “A Monster Calls” is being made into a feature film starring Liam Neeson, and he is currently involved with writing a new script for a Dr. Read More …

Author Patrick Ness to Visit Turton School.

Author Patrick Ness to visit Turton School Award winning author Patrick Ness is to visit Turton on Tuesday 10th November to talk with KS4 and 5 students about his books. His book “A Monster Calls” is being made into a feature film starring Liam Neeson, and he is currently involved with writing a new script Read More …