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!
Author Archive | Gill Pawley
Death in the Spotlight by Robin Stevens is a fantastic mystery book that kept me suspecting everyone right until the end. I loved the plot twist and both the detective characters were so likeable. I would highly recommend this gripping page turner to readers aged 11+. This has been one of my favourite books this […]
For those of you that have not come across his work before, Matt Haig is a bestselling author from Brighton. He writes novels for children but is also well known for books such as Notes On a Nervous Planet and Reasons To Stay Alive. These are aimed at an older audience and deal with mental […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Please note that there will be no session at Manor Field Primary on Wednesday 26 September due to a training day. The club will be on as usual the following week.
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 […]