As planned today, Small and I baked a cake this morning. He doesn't get terribly involved, apart from in licking the bowl out ;) ,but he was there, and we talked about measurements, he did a bit of stirring, and when I asked him to get Tim to check what the equivalent to gas mark 5 was, he read and … [Read more...] about Cake, park, yet more swimming.
home education review
Dear John Gummer, I am writing to draw your attention to the review of home education carried out by Graham Badman and presented to the government on 11 June, last week. Ed Balls stated that he accepted all recommendations from the review, and immediately launched a consultation into changes in … [Read more...] about My letter to my MP, John Gummer about the home education review.
with a return to funking on my part. Started with the delivery of the final part of my Amazon order, Understanding English - Spelling for Key Stage 2 for Big. She glanced at it and discarded it, as they were still engrossed in the Spiderman set. Ah well. Spelling was on her list of wishes, so I'm … [Read more...] about A quieter day
Am attempting to drag myself out of bed slightly earlier in a morning, which is working in terms of less friction between the children, but isn't doing my energy levels much good. I'm really tired all the time! But there you go. Anyway, got up to find that the parcel from Amazon had arrived, … [Read more...] about A day of deliveries, outings and swimming.
How to assess home education? Hm, as I've said in his comments, I'm not sure I understand the question. But I'm getting ahead of myself. Who is Lord Lucas, and why should we care what he wants to know? Well, Lord Lucas has already spoken on behalf of home education, as I blogged a little … [Read more...] about Lord Lucas would like to know