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Useful Resources

Below you will find some useful resources for your home school journey. These range from stories and blogs to setting up home educational groups and considering the basic equipment you may need.

Good luck and enjoy the journey!

Learning Business studies project - making biscuits Kids love biscuits and this turned out to be a great topic as it ended up as a mini project involving heaps of business skills. Resources New Music Guidance From the DfE March 2021 The government has created some guidance to help support teaching music. Links Create Change in Education A real time of change -the education system is no longer fit to support the future of our children. In this article I explore some useful resources that we can use to make change. Learning Writing development This article identifies what skills are needed for children to write and how to support your child as they learn to write. Learning Supporting your child with Maths This article identifies ways of connecting maths to all aspects of life and more importantly, looks at how to make maths fun! Learning Project learning - The Great Fire of London Following your child’s interests can unlock a range of learning opportunities, this article uses fire as an example. Learning Learning to read This article contains lots of practical tips to help you support your child as they learn to read. Blogs Home education on a budget Useful tips for saving money if you are thinking of homeschooling. Blogs Choosing a homeschooling method It can feel quite daunting when you finally decide to homeschool. In this article you will find some questions to help you consider the kinds of approach you might like to take. Blogs Reflecting on your method of homeschooling Sometimes you get so far with homeschooling and you hit a barrier, something doesn't feel right or seems to not work. This article is designed to help you get past that point. Blogs UK Government Inquiry Into Homeschooling On 30th September 2020 the UK government launched an inquiry into home schooling. See my response and make sure you have yours. Learning Reflecting on learning Why do I need to reflect on my child's learning? Learning Collecting evidence of learning How do you collate all of your child's learning? Learning Capturing Learning What learning should I be capturing? Socialising Setting up a home school group Information about setting up a Home Ed group Resources Basic resources A list of basic resources Links Useful links Some useful links Questions FAQs Some frequently asked questions Questions Can anyone home school? Will my child learn even though I am not a teacher? Stories Why are so many professionals leaving the system? There is a rise in teachers leaving the system and in people home schooling, why? Questions A helpful guide for homeschooled kids going to school Whatever your reasons here are some things to consider. Questions Covid 19 Home Schooling Top tips for home schooling