Meet author Holly Bourne (Friday 28th September)

Dear Parent We are delighted that your child has been invited to attend a special event with multi award winning author Holly Bourne, sponsored by her publisher Usborne books, in the Arts Theatre during period 5 on Friday 28 September. As a memento of this celebration, your child will have the opportunity to purchase signed Read More …

Author event – Jenny McLachlan (Friday 5th May, 2017)

Dear Parent, Jenny McLachlan Author Event Friday 5th May 2017   We are excited to be hosting an event for popular author Jenny McLachlan, on Friday 5th May. The event will be held in the Arts Theatre from 10.00-11.10 and we are inviting girls from years 7 and 8 who we know are already fans, Read More …

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 …

Scholastic Book Club Sale!

Scholastic Book Club Sale   If you’re wondering why your child hasn’t brought home the Scholastic Book Club leaflet this term, it’s because this one is not available in paper format, instead orders should be placed online here https://shop.scholastic.co.uk/schools/turton-high. You can still have books delivered to your child in school free of charge and we 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 …

Parents’ Forum Meeting: 4th October, 2016 (Library)

Parents’ Forum Meeting:  4th October, 2016 Dear Parent, Our next Parents’ Forum will be held on Tuesday, 4th October 2016.  This will replace the Forum previously scheduled for Tuesday, 8th November.  Parents’ Forum is the occasion when we share our thoughts for the future as well as current progress.   Items for the meeting at Read More …