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 blog is going slightly off course from the usual subjects I cover, but in the UK it is very pertinent as we are approaching SATS week. If you are in another country, you too may be approaching exams for 11 year olds at school, so this may be relevant too. Over the past few […]
It was a great deal of pleasure that we announce the opening of the Inkpots Writers’ Hut! This is a new group for children in Years 6 and 7 and initially we will meet once a month. Our first meeting is on Saturday 1 October 2016 from 2 – 3.30pm at St John’s Church, Burgess […]
Welcome back! This week it’s been great to hear from some of you and hear all about what you’ve been doing. I’ve also received a book review from Ellen – why don’t you do one too and send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org So – here are some more activities for this week. Don’t forget […]
We are thrilled to announce that we’re having an Inkpots summer party!
It’s also going to be a teddy bear’s picnic as we now have our very own bears too!
We are thrilled to announce that we’re having an Inkpots summer party! It’s also going to be a teddy bear’s picnic as we now have our very own bears too! Please come and join us at 1st Burgess Hill Scout Group on Saturday 6 August from 2 – 3.45pm. Tickets are available HERE
A new Inkpots Holiday Activity Pack is currently in production and will be ready for the school summer holidays. The pack will include: – a travel log – notes on keeping a holiday diary – story starters – colouring sheets – templates – using your senses tips – holiday reading list AND MORE! The pack […]
In the second post in this series, Sarah from our London Meed group has written about why Florence Nightingale inspires her: The things I like about Florence Nightingale: She never gave up; She changed the history of nursing; She grew up rich and still helped the poor; She would not take no for an answer; […]