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About ofamily

Home educating family based in the UK. We try to make learning fun

GCSE/IGCSE Websites that we are using

With all of our IGCSE (International GCSE) subjects that we are working on we always use a text book that is recommended by the exam board. The text book is vital but it is not enough, at this level you … Continue reading

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The DNA Book by DK

One of the Biology topics that my daughter found a bit challenging in her KS3 years was DNA. She loves Biology and for most of it she tore through the work but the idea of DNA, what it is, its … Continue reading

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Why is home educating in January and February harder?

I have to admit that January and February are the two home educating months that I dread every year. And I think it is mainly linked to the weather (is is winter here). When winter is in full force our … Continue reading

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Blackbeard’s Treaure

I have to start this post by stating that I am not normally a fan of pirate stories, but I am a massive fan of the Bloomsbury’s flashback series – we have read a number of the stories in this … Continue reading

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Our sensory Christmas break

Over the years I have learnt a few tough lessons, throw out all those parenting books they are poison for parents with neurodiverse kiddos and don’t follow what every else does – you will drive yourself crazy trying to fit … Continue reading

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