You know, us home educators who are ranting and raving about invasion of privacy following the Badman review of home education, are we just fringe nutters? I admit we've made some unusual choices in our life. It isn't standard to home educate your children after all. And if you don't home educate … [Read more...] about Are we just a crackpot minority?
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The Select Committee day of investigation into the conduct and findings of Graham Badman's Home Education review is fast approaching. Someone has now found this little gem: Please see the attached letter from Graham Badman. Graham would like to make local authorities aware of the forthcoming … [Read more...] about Oh dear, Mr Badman, don't the figures add up?
At this time of the year, when so many children are starting or returning to school a small percentage are not. They are staying at home with their families and being home educated. I asked readers to write a little something on why they chose home education, and how it works for them. Sarah's … [Read more...] about home education, why and how – a blog roundup.
In the past I've read some really inspiring posts on various ppl's blogs on the why and how of how they came to home education and how it works for them as a family now. I'd love to read some more of those posts, either updates from ppl who've written them before, or a first think about it from … [Read more...] about Home education – why and how? Call for posts
The parent of every child of compulsory school age shall cause him to receive efficient full-time education suitable- (a) to his age, ability and aptitude, and (b) to any special educational needs he may have, either by regular attendance at school or otherwise. So what's a suitable … [Read more...] about What's it all for?