Learning about Big Cats

Last week the older two children participated in the local geography fair. D did a project all about world flags (you can read more about his project here) and Em did her project on the habitats of the big cats. Em loves lions so this was a natural choice for…

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Not Back to School 2018

So, today marks the day when the oldest two children would have headed back to school, or to school for the first time in Emma’s case. Daniel would be going into year one, and Emma into her reception year. But, for us, we have a ‘Not Back to School’ day.…

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But what about Sports Day?

One of the things that people often assume home ed (HE) children miss out on is those sort of ‘community’ spirited events like the annual nativity and sports days. The reality is, of course, that there is no need to miss out on such things. With a bit of effort…

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Taking a Journey to Italy and Japan

If you follow my insta stories than you might have spotted that all three of the children have been under the weather at various points since last week. It’s nothing that I can put my finger on, other than general lethargy and tiredness etc. We haven’t really done too much…

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Next Steps with Reading

There have been plenty of signs in recent weeks that D has been working on something big, developmentally. It’s hard to not get frustrated with him when his behaviour is difficult or he is prone to outbursts or just seems to be endlessly tired. I have to work hard to…

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