1. The power of film

    The power of film  

    We love film at Ink Pellet, because it can really bring a text to life and stimulates imagination in even the most intransigent of pupils. The education charity FILMCLUB is helping more young people understand the power of film, as its head of schools SABRINA BROADBENT argues…

  2. Keith Gaines: Time for a Clegg-up

    Keith Gaines: Time for a Clegg-up  

    Our Keith Gaines (good grammar school boy) has a ponder about the Government's Social Mobility Strategy...and finds it wanting.

  3. Big interview Anthony Horowitz

    Big interview Anthony Horowitz  

    Anthony Horowitz is one of our most celebrated children’s authors. He is also an outspoken advocate for reading and literacy. LESLEY FINLAY enjoyed a chat with him…

  4. The Machine Gunners

    The Machine Gunners  

    Thank goodness for theatres dedicated to children. LESLEY FINLAY enjoyed a half term trip to Wimbledon's Polka Theatre to see their production of The Machine Gunners. Here we publish a selection of reviews by the young audience - we hope they inspire...

  5. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Will Wollen

    Guess who’s coming to dinner? Will Wollen  

    WILL WOLLEN is turning the Theatre Royal in Margate into a fabulous community theatre with plenty going on. Here he plans a dinner party to remember. Can I come?

  6. As You Like It

    As You Like It  

    LESLEY FINLAY reviews the RSC's production of As You Like It..

  7. Private Peaceful

    Private Peaceful  

    Laura Woodland reviews the stage production of Michael Morpurgo's Private Peaceful...

  8. The Children’s Hour

    The Children’s Hour  

    Ink Pellet reviewer Julia Pirie went to see an early production of The Children's Hour...

  9. The Caucasian Chalk Circle

    The Caucasian Chalk Circle  

    LAURA WOODLAND headed to the Greenwich Theatre to see Blackeyed Theatre's touring production of the Brecht classic...

  10. 20th-century Stories: Macmillan Readers


    Lesley Finlay reviews a neat little reader from Macmillan...