Home schooling

Is it time we went back to ‘traditional’ teaching?

In his recent speech, Gavin Williamson said that “traditional” teacher-led lessons with children seated facing the expert at the front of the class are powerful tools for enabling a structured learning environment where everyone flourishes”. There will always be ‘new’ ways to educate our children. There are those that prefer the more formal style of …

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7 of the Best Home schooling Reads

Another lockdown and parents are once again supporting their children’s learning. These books on home schooling, offering support and ideas are perfect additions to your makeshift classroom. I have tried to include more books relating to the UK education system, but as I’m sure you can appreciate, many of the books on homeschooling are American. …

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Ever thought of home schooling? (Even after the pandemic!)

Perhaps you have really enjoyed home education and think that it would be something you’d like to continue. Beginning to home educate your child is a big step- first things first the school would not be providing you with resources! There’s a lot to think about when you’re getting started with home education, from working …

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Best 30+ Free Resources for home schooling

1. Oak National Academy A website that has online quizzes, lessons and loads more. These are all created by teachers and follow the National Curriculum 2. TES website Tes resources – Everything from EYFS to key stage 5. All home learning packs have been made free on this link. 3. Twinkl Resources They offer tailored, printable resources for …

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