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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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Creative space at The Burgess Hill Academy

In the six and a half years since Inkpots started, we have been involved in many exciting projects. But the latest one at The Burgess Hill Academy has to be right at the top of the list. We are currently working alongside the Academy to develop a room just off the Library into a creative […]

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Guest review: The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig

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 […]

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Creative ideas for Autumn half term

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 […]

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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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