Category Archives: Homeschooling

Macbeth GCSE Lesson Unit from Twinkl

For part of my daughter’s Year 9 Literature she choose to read Macbeth and as we are so close to her starting to work on her GCSE’s I decided we would have a go at using some of the GCSE … Continue reading

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Raven Boy – historical fiction set in 1666 London

When I first spotted this book and saw the blurb on the back I was immediately intrigued – a story about a young boy living through the Great Plague of 1666 and the fire of London, who also befriends a … Continue reading

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IGCSE Biology student book from Hodder Education

I am slowly looking at different options and selecting books for us to use in preparation for my daughter to write her IGCSE’s (for those of you wondering IGCSE’s is just International GCSE’s). We know the subjects she wants to … Continue reading

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Idiom Cards – Free to download

The kids and I have been talking about idioms, how they are often used in writing and what the different idioms mean. There are lots of idioms, actually a crazy amount. But I am trying to work through the common … Continue reading

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Home education reflection

My husband and I took yesterday off – what I mean by that was neither of us worked and we just had a family day with the kids. It was lovely. During that day we also flipped through some old … Continue reading

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