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Author Jenny McLachlan Inspires Students at St Swithun's Prep School

Published by St Swithun's Prep School on Friday 9th of February 2024

Last week, St Swithun's Prep School held a special all-day event with author Jenny McLachlan.  Known for a number of captivating books for children including The Land of Roar and Return to Roar, McLachlan's visit left a lasting impression on students and staff alike. 


 Jenny McLachlan, an internationally renowned author, engaged with the children, sharing insights into her creative process, and inspiring them to explore their own writing talents and how to tap into their imagination. Throughout the day, she emphasized the joy of reading, aligning with the school's commitment to fostering literacy skills among its students. 


 Reflecting on the event, Head of Prep Liz Norris expressed her gratitude, stating, "We were delighted to welcome Jenny to St Swithun's Prep. Her visit enhanced our literacy initiatives and provided a memorable and enriching experience for our students." 


 Students also had the opportunity to have their books signed by Jenny. 


 In her reflections on the day, Jenny shared her thoughts on St Swithun's, saying, "I had a wonderful visit - one of my favourites. What a special school St Swithun's is. It was lovely to see how much time the teachers spend making sure the girls learn, have fun, and are happy." 


 She added, "I was made to feel so welcome by everyone, and the girls were an absolute delight: curious, kind, funny! I'd love to come back to visit the school again." 


 

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