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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We are so proud of Tilly who goes to our Manor Field after school club as she has recently passed her lifesaving award at swimming. Tilly does lots of sports and she is really good at swimming so it was really lovely to celebrate this with her.
Charlie and Ollie who come to our Monday Suthway after school club have three guinea pigs. This lovely picture shows Ruffles, Milly and Tufty.
At Inkpots, we have a page on this website called ‘Inkplots’ which is a space for us all to write book reviews. Here are some notes which I hope for the Inkpots children for when they are putting a review together, but I hope that these notes will be encourage other children too to review […]
Last week, I wrote a blog about the struggles I had faced about trying to get the new Inkpots online club off the ground. It has taken some doing and if you missed the post, you can catch up here. Now I’m ready to share with you the way that the package for Inkpots Inc […]
Zoe from our Manor Field Inkpots has a really interesting hobby! She keeps all of the sweets and chocolate bars that she and her family eat – and then puts them in a scrapbook. Zoe carefully mounts the wrappers in her book so that it is a kaleidoscope of colours and textures. It is also […]
Slated is a gripping tale the whole way through. When I read a book, I often really like the beginning and the ending, but hate the middle! But I loved every bit of this book! Slated is about Kyla whose memory has been erased, her personality wiped blank, her memories lost for ever. She’s been Slated. […]
I was lucky enough to hear Nikki Sheehan talk about writing last year and so was looking forward to reading Swan Boy a lot! I wasn’t disappointed! Swan Boy tells the story of Johnny and how he and his mum and brother have been affected by the sudden death of his father. They have had […]