2019 Home Education Plans

The end of the year is always a time to reflect and plan, and I am nothing if not a planner! I always have ideas and plans in various stages bubbling around in my mind, and the start of a new year is always the perfect time to formalise some…

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Making Maths Fun with Numbugz

I’ve written a little before about how we were having some issues with maths and really struggling to get the basics right. I like to try and do a bit of maths most days with the children, and we took a real back to basics approach with Daniel – trying…

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Home Educating at Christmas

It’s almost Christmas, and for me, home educating at Christmas feels like we aren’t really doing very much! I think it’s a natural time of year thing – the children have all been a bit under the weather with lingering coughs and colds and we are at peak Christmas excitement…

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Home Education in November

November has been an absolutely jam-packed month – we seem to have done lots of little bits and things, and a lot of finishing up of areas of work. It was always my intention to slow down as we moved into December and all the excitement that Christmas brings with…

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Building Confidence with Public Speaking

I wrote last month about the WWF badges project that the children did. This was something that I set up as I was keen to help build the children’s confidence with talking in public. I noticed a few months back that E seemed to be becoming increasingly reluctant to speak…

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