Category Archives: Homeschooling

What about Secondary School ?

Aren’t you glad your little attempt at home educating is over now that your daughter will be starting secondary school in September ?  What, why are you not placing your daughter in Secondary school ? So you’ve found tutors for … Continue reading

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On the Map Board Game

Last year the kids were given the Predators and Producers board game and I was so impressed with it that I wanted to try another one.  Oaka Books have three different Science Board games for Key Stage 2 and three … Continue reading

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Relaxing with Audio Books

We often go through phases with certain activities – we will have a period where we do a lot of art or spend ages gardening  and then it will switch and whatever it was that was occupying so much of … Continue reading

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Battle of Hastings

We have covered the Anglo-Saxons all the way up to Edward the Confessor so it was only natural that we moved onto the Battle of Hastings.  And it just so happens we were given a Battle of Hastings pack by … Continue reading

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Frog Diary / Frog Life Cycle

I mentioned how much my son is enjoying the Animal Diaries and we now have a third one – Frog (Animal Diaries).  And it is just as good as the other two. It is written in the same format – … Continue reading

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Current Posters and Boards

We have a few cork boards scattered around the house which we use to display different learning pages.  It is something we have done for years as it helps both my kids.  They are visual learners and we have found … Continue reading

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Taking a week off

This past week has been one of those weeks when we all really needed a break so we took it.  I had a few medical appointments scheduled for the week and I was feeling very apprehensive about them.  So much … Continue reading

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