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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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Return to Inkpots

We will be back to our after school clubs next week. Here are the dates: Burgess Hill Academy: Monday 7 January 2019 St Wilfrid’s Burgess Hill: Tuesday 8 January 2019 Manor Field: Wednesday 9 January 2019 London Meed: Friday 11 January 2019 Southway (Monday group) Monday 14 January 2019 Lindfield Primary: Tuesday 15 January 2019 […]

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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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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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‘A’ level success for our summer team

We’re hugely proud to be sharing how well two of our summer team members did with their ‘A’ levels. Gabriel and Georgia have both done really well – Georgia is getting ready to head off to Manchester Metropolitan to read English with American Studies, while Gabriel will be enjoying a gap year before heading off […]

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Ten creative activities: part two

We’re back with five more creative activities to keep you entertained this summer – whatever you’re inspired by! If you want to be inspired by photography… The picture poem: write 1-7 then 6-1 vertically down the margin of a piece of paper, then find a picture and write any words or phrases that come to […]

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and the importance of using your voice

After witnessing her best friend Natasha’s death in a drive by gang shooting aged only ten, sixteen-year-old Starr hopes she will never experience such trauma again. But when history repeats itself and Khalil is shot- unarmed – by a white police officer, she is torn about whether to expose herself as the sole witness, and […]

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