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Author Panel

A group of Year 8 pupils from The Romsey School had the opportunity to take part in a discussion panel with two authors of Young Adult fiction. Sara Barnard and Muhammad Khan gave a short talk about their books which was followed by pupils firing some thought-provoking questions at them. Sara spoke about her book, A Quiet Kind of Thunder, … Continue reading

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MATT DICKINSON – INTREPID AUTHOR

A group of Year 8 pupils from The Romsey School enjoyed meeting author, Matt Dickinson at Thornden School recently and hearing about his experiences of climbing Mount Everest. In addition to writing for young people, Matt works as film-maker for The National Geographic Channel and, in this role, has experienced some of the world’s most challenging climbs. Pupils were fascinated … Continue reading

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Bumper Year for the Wessex Schools Literary Festival

More events than ever have taken place at this year’s Wessex Literary Festival. The Romsey School, one of 7 participating secondary schools, has received visits from popular authors, Steve Cole, Sita Brahmachari and Gabriella Lepore. Steve spoke about his books and in particular, his Young James Bond title, Shoot to Kill. Sita’s talk was greatly enjoyed as was the writing … Continue reading

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