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What about the curriculum?

I just found this post in my drafts – no idea why I didn’t post it sooner! I wrote it in response to some of the comments on… 255 more words

Home Education

wey ecademy - England's first free online state school


For ages 10+ up to A Level standard, the Wey Ecademy requires each registered student to be logged onto the virtual classroom for 4-5 hours each week day. 2,298 more words


Back from Spain and on With the Show!

Hi all!  We’re back from our wonderful holiday in Spain.  Lots of sun, relaxing, coffee and food!

And now it’s on with the show…

While we were away we had our hallway and landing replastered and although it looks fantastic the mess from the plaster dust was on EVERYTHING in the house. 533 more words

Home Education


Time-poor British parents lose precious hours they’d love to spend with their children

  • ★  40% of parents surveyed spend less than 1 hour of quality time with their children every day.
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First things first

J finished school (trumpets, streamers and cheering abound). A weird day which I spent mostly talking very sternly to myself, running and shopping (all therapeutic you understand). 509 more words

Home Ed

Stained glass windows

This is a craft activity that I have been meaning to do with the children for ages, but never had the right materials. It is a simple, fun and effective craft to do. 79 more words

Early Learning

Just watching a film

For my first post on this new blog, I thought I’d share something very ordinary that happened last night, but which showed me yet again how incidental learning works so well in the context of home education. 460 more words