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Inkpots’ best bits of 2018

When Nick Sharratt came to visit On one of the hottest days of the year, one of the loveliest people came to visit Inkpots. Nick Sharratt is hugely popular at Inkpots, particularly for his illustration of Jacqueline Wilson’s books. One of our members, Rebecca, is a particularly big fan and has been inspired by Nick’s […]

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Top tips for starting secondary school

The start of the new school term will be meaning a series of new challenges for families with a young person transitioning from primary to high school. At Inkpots, we said goodbye to a large number of Year 6s at the end of the summer term; they all seemed more than ready to move on […]

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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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Six summer reads for… 9 to 12 year olds!

We’re back with another six summer read recommendations – this time for nine to twelve year olds! Summer Holiday Stories by Enid Blyton (short story collection): join Blyton’s much loved characters as they adventure over land and sea in these 22 tales! Featuring appearances from the Famous Five gang and the twins at St Clares. […]

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