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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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 […]
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.
It was so exciting last week to learn that Leah from the Manor Field Primary after school club has won a prize for her poem, How Would I Remember? How would I remember? If I were you, I would want to be remembered If I were you, I would still want to be loved If […]
Our new online club, Inkpots Inc, opened its doors yesterday. I am incredibly proud of how it looks and what we offer – and I really hope that those families who are joining up will agree. As the dust settles a little, here at Inkpots HQ, it is a really good time to say some […]
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 […]
So many organisations and businesses are moving elements of their provision online and make it look so easy. What can be hard about it? A few plug ins added to a website and you’re away! Well, I have struggled with crippling self doubt and worry over the last few months as I try to develop […]