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Back to school after lockdown – tips from an NHS Psychologist

Check out MyTutor’s interview with NHS Senior Clinical Psychologist, Dr Shreena Ghelani, who shares tips and advice for parents on preparing in advance for school reopening, managing worry and anxiety, how to speak to children about the impact of Coronavirus, and links to further important resources:

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August 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Welcome to our August newsletter, our Little Green Pig mid-summer refresher.  As the long hot humid days wind down and the advent of a new school year looms, we celebrate our regular After School Club members dedication to writing over lockdown with their continued engagement through our virtual programme and we say a… read more »

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Little Green Pig turbo charge the online programme with our mini- masterclass series

Since early April, Little Green Pig has developed an engaging online programme, fulfilling our mission of inspiring young minds through creative writing, during the strange and curious time of lockdown.  Our regular after school clubs are being well attended in virtual classrooms whilst a whole new kit bag of resources have been created to keep… read more »

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Little Green Pig goes Online!

Little Green Pig is launching a series of online activities to get imaginations flowing. Every Monday we will post writing prompts to inspire children and young people to get creative at home. On Wednesdays, check our Little Green Pig YouTube Channel for a message from Team LGP in which we’ll build on the week’s activities. Please pick… read more »

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Covid-19 Update

All of Little Green Pig’s activities are now suspended until further notice. We’re working on new and exciting ways to bring writing into children’s homes over the coming weeks- more info on this soon! In the meantime, everyone at LGP sends warm wishes to you and your loved ones in these strange and uncertain times…. read more »

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Ella’s leaving message

We caught up with Ella Burns, who after 10 years of building Little Green Pig into the thriving charity it is today, has decided to step down as Director. Ella tells us that she is excited to see someone new at the helm, and reminisces with us about some of her key memories from her… read more »

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Announcing our new Director

We are delighted to welcome Nicky Crabb to the Little Green Pig family. Nicky will be taking up her appointment as Director in February when our founder director Ella Burns moves on. “I have long admired the brilliant work of Little Green Pig and am very excited to lead the organisation into the next decade…. read more »

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Thursday Club speaks up about the Environment

Like many young people, Little Green Pig’s Thursday club members are extremely concerned about the damage being inflicted on our planet and the inaction of governments. Inspired by Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion, the children researched environmental issues of interest and responded in their inimitable style. Here you’ll find articles, opinion, stories and poems on… read more »

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The Brilliant Brighton Drawathon!

In this super-special event, seven of the country’s top illustrators will be picking up their pens and competing in a fabulous, fun-filled Drawathon! Join in the action and help choose the splendidly silly sketching challenges for these superstars of the children’s book world. Featuring Nick Sharratt (Tracy Beaker, You Choose), Guy Parker-Rees (Giraffes Can’t Dance,… read more »

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