Melvin Meadley is half boy and half bee. This means that he not only has to defend his hive of bees against all their enemies, he also has to deal with his arch enemy, Nasty Norman Crudwell. Melvin’s story is told in ‘Bee Boy – Clash of the Killer Queens’ by Tony De Saulles. This […]
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Last year, I read ‘A Girl called Owl’ by Amy Wilson, and absolutely loved it. So, I was excited to get a copy of her book, ‘A Far Away Magic’. And I wasn’t disappointed. ‘A Far Away Magic’ tells the story of Angel and Bavar. Angel has moved to a new school and is living […]
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 […]
We are delighted to announce a new Inkpots group for Brighton. The group’s new home will be Exeter Street Hall in the Prestonville area of Brighton, and the group will meet on Thursdays from 5pm – 6pm. We’ll be starting on Thursday 14 September and will meet throughout the school terms. The first session for […]
As the school summer holidays are in full swing, I thought that some of you might be looking for some new books and authors to try out. Summer is such a good time to do this kind of thing – especially if the weather isn’t being particularly kind. There are so many wonderful children’s books […]
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 […]
We are so proud of Tilly who goes to our Manor Field after school club as she has recently passed her lifesaving award at swimming. Tilly does lots of sports and she is really good at swimming so it was really lovely to celebrate this with her.
Charlie and Ollie who come to our Monday Suthway after school club have three guinea pigs. This lovely picture shows Ruffles, Milly and Tufty.