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What influences our children's learning?

I was playing with the idea of children’s learning the other day and drew myself a little picture. This is because the system has taught us to think in a very linear way about how learning happens and it helps to think about it a little differently – especially if you’re home educating. 287 more words

A new chapter

Sunday evening. I take the girls for a shower while Julian makes dinner. Make sure they’re scrubbed and spotless. After dinner I check there are pencils, erasers, rulers and colouring pencils in their pencil cases and I place them inside two Peppa Pig backpacks along with a copybook each. 1,233 more words



This poem was forwarded to me by a dear friend…..truly inspiring and reminds us to think twice where we give our attention, love and compassion… 1,125 more words

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A Week in the Life of a Home Educating Family: Saturday 2015

Wow I can’t believe I made it to the end of the week.  And what an odd week it’s been with just about all our usual activities being cancelled for one reason or another.   806 more words


A Week in the Life of a Home Educating Family: Friday 2015

I was just reading Friday’s post from 2014’s ‘A Week in the Life‘ and it seems I picked an odd week to do it then too!   795 more words


Rotherham Home Education Group

Welcome to RothHE Rotherham Home Education 
A group for home educating families based in Rotherham with links to Sheffield, Doncaster and Barnsley in the South Yorkshire and the surrounding area. 49 more words

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A Week in the Life of a Home Educating Family: Thursday 2015

I wasn’t planning on having a free day today but that’s how it turned out – I feel like we’ve had a great positive day though, even if it was another day indoors! 868 more words