Author: Claire

Bake It Is A Tasty Educational Treat at Upton Junior School

Author and cook Chetna Makan and television chef Ainsley Harriott have helped make a topic about baking a recipe for success at Upton Junior School in Broadstairs.   As part of their Year 5 project Bake It, pupils staged their own mock cookery show called Ready, Steady, Bake Off in the main hall in front of fellow pupils and staff. Chetna, whose children are Upton pupils, reached the semi-finals of the television competition Great British Bake Off in 2014. She has worked with pupils during their topic work baking and decorating cupcakes. And Ainsley, who hosted Ready, Steady, Cook...

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St Joseph’s Primary School celebrate National Science Week

It seemed a fitting if not poignant tribute to Stephen Hawking that St Joseph’s Primary School Broadstairs celebrated National Science Week 2018 in the week of his passing. Our 210 pupils from Reception to Year 6 pupils participated in a range of STEM activities during the week where hands-on workshops, talks from visiting scientists and off-site visits formed a backdrop to a celebration of a world that Stephen Hawking did much to open up to children with his inspiring scientific achievements in the face of great adversity. A true banquet of STEM riches was on offer throughout the week...

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Winner, Kent Women in Business Awards

It’s been just over a week now since the superb evening we spent at Kent Women in Business Awards, a beautiful 3-course meal in the magnificent surroundings of the Mercure Great Danes Hotel Maidstone, amongst the most fabulous and inspirational women in Kent. Just being there and just being a finalist was, as I have said before, an absolute honour, to get to even just be in the same room as these women, let alone meet some of them was a true acclamation. The Start-Up of the year award, one of the ones I was a finalist for was...

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Kent Women in Business Awards 2018 – Finalist

I am immensely proud and humbled to have been nominated and then made it as a finalist in two categories to the Kent Women in Business Awards 2018 I say ‘I’ but it’s not really ‘I’, it is our team and I represent us, my team says we wouldn’t be where we are today without me, I am sure they are not just sucking up, I am pretty sure they mean it and think that it is true, however, the truth is the complete opposite I wouldn’t be where I am today without the team I have around me....

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Introducing the Purple Octopus Project CIC.

  Lisa Wolfe & Associates incorporating the Purple Octopus Project CIC | Office 8 First Floor | Aspen House | West Terrace | Folkestone | CT20 1TH | | t. 01303 248997 | w.       According to the Children’s Commissioner, there are 800,000 children living with mental health disorders – that’s the equivalent of at least three children in every classroom. In Kent alone, there are 18,795 children and young people (between the ages of 10 to 16) who have mild to moderate emotional wellbeing and mental illness that would benefit from additional interventions alongside...

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