From time to time at Inkpots, children come to holiday workshops not knowing anybody else, and our way of doing things is new to them too. Over the years, I have developed a few strategies for settling new children in, especially those who are a little anxious. I have pulled some of these ideas together […]
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This week has seen the culmination of lots of activity behind the scenes for the new Inkpots online club Inkpots Inc. The Inkpots Graphic Designer, Jane, has been working incredibly hard with some websites wizards to get the member login pages set up. It’s really important to me that we make the process of using […]
On Friday 27 January, we had lots to celebrate at our London Meed after school club. Lara and Holly-Anne were celebrating doing well in class, and Izzy has been asked to review a forthcoming book for Scoop magazine. Well done everyone!
It’s 1 December – and the countdown to Christmas begins! Over the last few months, I have been lucky enough to be read some brand new children’s books, thanks largely to a great group on Twitter called @KidLitReaders. I also started the Inkpots Writers’ Hut for children in school years 6 and 7 (10 – […]
During this half term week, I have had the privilege of being involved in two very different days when I was completely won over by the great young people I met. The first occasion was a Fun Day for Young Carers organised by Burgess Hill Youth and Burgess Hill Town Council. Steve Willis, a Patron […]
Inkpots Writing Workshops will be running a chocolate-themed workshop at the wonderful art space, Poponin – Let’s Create.
A new venue for Inkpots half term workshops will be Poponin in Hurstpierpoint High Street. Poponin is a fantastic art and crafts space and we are really lucky to have been asked to run a workshop there. We’ll be running a chocolate-themed workshop on Wednesday 26 October from 10am – 11am. Please contact Poponin to […]
Our second workshop of the summer takes place on Wednesday 24 August and will be held at 1st Burgess Hill Scout Hall. The theme will be all about our favourite authors, including J K Rowling, Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson.
There’ll be lots of activities and writing and drawing opportunities. Plus cake!
There is plenty of parking at the Scout hall; please contact Gill for more information.