1) A Tuffspot (or own brand alternative). Feels like every early years home education thread you go near on Facebook these days is all about the Tuffspots, and people worrying about how to home educate if they can't afford/don't have room for/just plain don't want one. It's OK. You don't need … [Read more...] about 10 things you don't need to home educate.
There's been a lot of mentions of home education (or homeschooling) in a variety of media outlets over the last 6 weeks or so, I thought it might be useful to do a round up with some commentary. The mentions started back in December, with a couple of articles based around the same statement … [Read more...] about Home education – news round up for January.
The last couple of days home education has featured on several radio shows and BBC news because of a leaked report into the death of a child in Wales in 2011. The case is tragic. Dylan Seabridge died of scurvy (although apparently his parents dispute that) without contact with medical services. … [Read more...] about The death of Dylan Seabridge – home education in the news.
https://twitter.com/liveotherwise/status/616981499682942981?s=09 I read One in one sitting I think. It's that kind of book. It wraps around you and carries you along, though it's not a fast paced adventure, far from it. Unless growing up is an adventure, which I guess it kind of is. Sarah … [Read more...] about One by Sarah Crossan
Only if you're a Labour politician. To: Department for Education Home Education 210289 Barry Sheerman To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make it her policy to collect information on the (a) number, (b) religion and (c) ethnicity of children being homeschooled in … [Read more...] about Home education on the rise – a cause for concern?