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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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Ghost Boys, a sad but encouraging story about racism

When I was recently sent a copy of Ghost Boys for a review I did not know what to expect. But before I could even start reading it my eleven-year old son spotted it, started reading it and then quickly … Continue reading

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What are your qualifications to Home Educate?

Okay I have been asked this numerous times before but yesterday I had a lady come around to our house, she was a representative for a political party and she really got to me. She started by asking what political … Continue reading

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Sound Topic Pack from Oaka Books

I was doing a quick review of our Science, making sure we had covered everything that we should have for KS3 and also making sure that we have introduced all the topics that my daughter will be covering in more … Continue reading

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