The Walhampton News

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Walhampton is a busy pre-prep and prep school within Hampshire. Our news archive features all of our current and old news, announcements and celebrations dating back to 2013.

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Outdoor Learning . 07 Sep 2020 Read More -
Nurtured by Nature. 21 Jan 2020 Read More -
Lest we forget . 22 Oct 2013 Read More -
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Winter reading recommendations

Miss Knight, our wonderful and enthusiastic Librarian, puts together reading recommendations each term for the children in the Prep school.  They are particularly useful at this time of year for Christmas presents but if you can't find anything suitable in these suggestions, she's full of other ideas and is always happy to help find each child's next stop on their reading journey.  Please email her at

Year 3 and 4

Illumisaurus by Carnovsky

Mirabelle gets up to Mischief by Harriet Muncaster

Code Name Bananas by David Walliams

Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble by Paul Cookson

The Puffin Keeper by Michael Morpurgo

Slow Down by Rachel Williams

Blue Planet II by Leisa Stewart-Sharp

Year 5 and 6

The Lost Spells by Robert MacFarlane

The Ickabog by J.K Rowling

The World’s Most Magnificent Machines by David Long

Voyage of the Sparrowhawk by Natasha Farrant

Fangs ‘n’ Fire: Ten Dragon Tales by Chris Mould

The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy

The Night Bus Hero by Onjali Q. Rauf

Year 7 and 8

October, October by Katya Balen

Kay’s Anatomy by Adam Kay

A Secret of Birds and Bone by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Dust ‘n’ Bones: Ten Ghost Stories by Chris Mould

The Fowl Twins: Deny all Charges by Eoin Colfer

Jungledrop by Abi Elphinstone

The Acrobats of Agra by Robin Scott-Elliot