Yesterday evening as I was scrolling through my news feed I spotted an article in the Guardian with the title ‘The Guardian View on Home-Schooling in England: A register is needed’. Ignoring the fact that the term in the UK is Home Education (home schooling is an American turn of…

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As I get older I find looking at Churches and cathedrals fascinating and I was keen to visit Dunblane Cathedral during our recent trip to Scotland. We had been to Doune Castle earlier in the day so made the short journey over to Dunblane Cathedral. We parked up and have…

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One of the unexpected benefits of Daniel becoming much more fluent in his reading is that he can now pick up activity books and choose what he wants to make, gather the items needed, and get on with, following the instructions as he goes. He really enjoyed the Lego book…

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This is a collaborative post   Summer holidays time is a bit of a tricky time for me, as a home educator. Whilst it’s great to take a break from some of our groups, its also frustrating that usual haunts are much busier than usual (understandably). We tend to avoid…

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I wasn’t too sure how the children would take to the World Cup, whether it would be something they’d show a passing interest in or whether it would capture their hearts and captivate them. Prior to the World Cup commencing, we did a few activities and I wrote a post…

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