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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
This half term at Inkpots, we will be making the most of what Autumn has to offer at our Half Term workshop. We’ll be using the colours, tastes, smells and sights of the season to inspire our creativity. We’ll also be using our new venue – the Upper Room at St John’s Church in the centre of […]
Week 5 – how are you doing? Are you getting ready for going back to school? But before you do, here are some more Gangsta Granny ideas, based on David Walliams‘ book: Can you make up some titles which include alliteration too – for example, Annoying Aunties, Groovy Grandads, Curious Cousins – and can you […]
Our second workshop of the summer takes place on Wednesday 24 August and will be held at 1st Burgess Hill Scout Hall. The theme will be all about our favourite authors, including J K Rowling, Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson.
There’ll be lots of activities and writing and drawing opportunities. Plus cake!
There is plenty of parking at the Scout hall; please contact Gill for more information.