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Author Archive | Gill Pawley

Inkpots at Christmas

We wish all our Inkpots and their families a very happy Christmas! Our office is closed from Monday 17 December to Wednesday 2 January. Should you wish to check when an after school club returns in January, please check on the relevant school page on this website. Happy holidays!

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Creative ideas for Autumn half term

October half term is upon here in Sussex – and it’s also being a true season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. We have been lucky enough to have had some lovely Autumnal days and, hopefully, these will continue into the school holidays. So here are some ideas for creative activities to do inspired by the […]

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Halloween reading recommendations

The nights are drawing in, which means it’s the perfect time to cosy up with a good book! To get you in the mood for the Halloween season, here are our top autumnal reading recommendations. Younger Readers (7-9) The Witches by Roald Dahl – Dahl is perfect for any time of year, but this tale […]

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Happy Dyslexia awareness day!

On average, one in three children in every UK classroom is dyslexic, which amounts to around 1.2 million. This means that a number of those who come to Inkpots face challenges with reading, writing and comprehension. To celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Day, we’ve put together some resources that may help you in supporting your child, particularly […]

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Body image

Expanding on last week’s post, we’re continuing to discuss mental health at Inkpots, and this week we’re focusing on body image. It’s an ever-present topic in the news and social media, and if your child is transitioning to high school, the new environment can make them more aware of their bodies. We’ve put together some […]

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