After the Manchester Arena bombing a few weeks ago, I considered writing a post about the steps I take whenever a terrorist attack is in the news and may affect the children and young people who come to Inkpots. With 24-hour news and access to phones, children are much more aware of world events, and […]
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This is the first in an occasional series where we talk to entrepreneurs who run creative businesses in Sussex. To start us off, a good friend of Inkpots – Victoria Dilly – talks about her passion for books which helped her start The Book Activist. Tell us a bit about your business The Book Activist […]
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 […]
I can’t pronounce it but hygge seems to be big this autumn with a plethora of books popping up, candles named after it and even plaudits for it being a great approach to parenting. If you haven’t come across it, this Danish phenomenon is a little hard to sum up but it encompasses cosiness, candles […]
Rebecca from our Thursday Southway after school clubs tells us about her two guinea pigs: “My guinea pigs are called Toffee and Ashleigh. They are Rex-type and love to be cuddled”
Poppy has just joined our Thursday Southway After School Club (hurragh!) and she had something lovely to share with us straight away. Poppy has been working really hard and has been invited to have tea with the Headteacher, Mr Newbold. Well done Poppy – and welcome to Inkpots!
Friends Gemma and Milly from the Inkpots Thursday Southway After School Club are now in Year 6 and are taking on new responsibilities. Gemma is now a House Captain and Milly a Sports Captain; well done to both girls!
Inkpots is so proud to be supporting a Young Carer’s Fun Day by providing workshops to encourage creative writing. The full day event will take place on 25 October at St Paul’s Catholic College in Burgess Hill and is for children and young people who live with someone who is ill, disables, suffers from mental […]