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Fun and creativity at our holiday workshops

During the school holidays, Inkpots changes pace from our daily after school clubs which run for an hour to longer holiday workshops. This gives us the chance to work with a wider range of children and spend more time on creative projects, really pushing the boundaries of our imaginations. We especially enjoy spending time on […]

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Five at five: diary-style and comic books

Inkpots is five years old this month and, as a way of celebrating, we’re going to do five blogs sharing some of our favourite authors, books and resources. At Inkpots, there is a wide range of interests among our children and young people and it’s a real joy to link them with books which help […]

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Your child's good start at a new club

Your child’s good start at a new club

As we approach a new school term, there are also new after school clubs to consider. We already know that we will have lots of new children starting Inkpots, and I work really hard to ensure that they, and their parents, have as much information as possible beforehand. But, if you want to ease your […]

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Creative ideas to ‘keep up your sleeve’

A very good friend of mine used to be a deputy headteacher and when she knew I was starting Inkpots, she advised that I always had a few spare ideas to hand just in case I had some additional time to fill, or things didn’t go to plan. Yesterday morning, I saw a family packing […]

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Settling children at new workshops

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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Inkpots Golden Autumn Workshop

Our Autumn Half Term Workshop will be all about Golden Autumn. We will take the colours, scents and tastes of Autumn to inspire our creativity.

We look forward to using our new venue at St John’s Church in Burgess Hill town centre.

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