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An update on our creative space

Over the past term, we have been working hard to transform a room at the Burgess Hill Academy into a vibrant creative space for the students who come to Inkpots. As we approach Christmas, a natural pause in proceedings has given us the chance to review how far we’ve come. We are sharing the various […]

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Creativity and our wellbeing

At Inkpots, we are lucky enough to have great links with our local secondary school, the Burgess Hill Academy. We have our own creative space there and in September, started a new group for the Year 7 students who had recently started. This week, I was asked by a couple of young people if we […]

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The International Yeti Collective – illustration reveal

We are delighted to be taking part in the blog tour of The International Yeti Collective by Paul Mason which is published on 17 October 2019. We’re particularly pleased to be able to exclusively reveal one of the gorgeous illustrations by Katy Riddell. Katy’s illustrations add a charmming dimension to the book, and help guide […]

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Pausing for thought

After running 3,500 after school clubs, holidays workshops and events over almost seven years, I closed the doors on a chapter of my business and my life in July this year. It’s been a wonderful roller coaster of a ride with many, many ups and downs. There are tons of treasured memories – from a […]

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‘Brightstorm’ by Vashti Hardy

A few weeks ago, I realised that I may well have missed out on reading a really good book. ‘Brightstorm‘ by Vashti Hardy kept popping up on my Twitter feed as more and more schools mentioned projects that had been completed at the end of term which had been based on the adventures. I managed […]

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New group at The Burgess Hill Academy

We are delighted to announce that we are starting a new group for Year 7s at The Burgess Hill Academy from September 2019. The group will meet on a Wednesday lunchtime and will meet in our very own creative space which is just off the main library. These are drop-in sessions and cost £5 per […]

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