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January Newsletter

Dear Friends, We’re thrilled to wish you a Happy New Year, albeit now we’ve nudged into February!! The festive season has been one of contrasts with the chance to gather briefly with loved ones before being locked down again but we’re keeping focused on the positive shafts of light that have broken through the clouds. The… read more »

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December Newsletter

Dear Friends, We hope you’re managing to stay warm and cosy, embrace seasonal hygge and make your homes as twinkly and celebratory as possible. We know that many of you face tough decisions about spending time with loved ones over the festive season so it feels timely and appropriate to thank you all for being part… read more »

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Xmas Party Heroes

Dear friends, Little Green Pig wonders if you could be our #XmasPartyHeroes?  Charities around the country are asking generous companies who have a Christmas Party budget they can’t fully spend this year, to consider donating it to a good cause.  We’ve managed to weather the pandemic storm so far but disrupted learning and increased pressure on… read more »

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November Newsletter

Dear friends,   Welcome to our November newsletter and our bulletin of recent Little Green Pig happenings.  While the dark nights draw in, it’s beyond relieving to see shafts of light appear in what’s been a more than challenging year for most of us.  We have renewed hope for the future of our children and young… read more »

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October Newsletter

Dear friends, As the days become shorter, leaves fall and pumpkins return for their annual parade on our garden walls and window sills, we’re delighting in seasonal cosiness to fend off concerns the winter months may bring.  It’s a time to remember how therapeutic writing can be; a chance to expand our world through a… read more »

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September Newsletter

Dear Friends, September is upon us, the days are getting shorter and summer seems to bob a curtsy in a final farewell with a balmy passage toward autumn.  Despite the school holidays, we’ve had a busy August as our digital programme winds down and we curate the witty, poignant and magical submissions that our club members have sent us.  We’re excited… read more »

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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:   https://www.mytutor.co.uk/blog/back-to-school-after-lockdown-tips-from-an-nhs-psychologist/

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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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