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Posts Tagged ‘home education’

Why is there a boom in Home Schooling?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

We are witnessing a seismic shift in education where more parents than ever are electing to home school their children. But why? Well, the reasons are growing: An inflexible school curriculum Lack of special needs support Increase in bullying, anxiety and social issues Lack of support for mental health Toxic system where exam results seem […]

Is your child’s illness affecting their education?

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Did you catch our post last month about children struggling at school? If so, you’ll know that education isn’t always straightforward. Sometimes an unexpected situation happens – throwing families into chaos. A child’s illness, for instance, can be so debilitating. So when parents approach us asking for help with their ill child, it isn’t just academic support we offer, but reassurance and […]

Are home schooled children getting the support they need?

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

As parents we know the quality of schools across the UK varies but those who home school and want to access official support face the same inequality.  A report by the Commons Select Committee, released just before Christmas, into the assistance for those who homeschooled showed there was considerable variation in the support available to […]

Homeschooling and private tuition

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Homeschooling (sometimes called home learning or home education) is teaching children at home, often by parents but frequently supported by a private tutor.  Some private tutors carry out full time homeschooling instead of parents. Homeschooling in the UK is a legal alternative to your child attending a state, public or private school. It is estimated […]