Home Education and the Eleven Plus

two boys working at explore learning workshop

People home educate for all sorts of reasons but you may recall that our main reason was because our son was bored at school. He was fed up of repeatedly doing times tables and never feeling like he was learning anything. If I spent half an hour a day teaching him something that was more … Read more

Mosaics Craft

This is an endorsed partnered post. What I really love about home education is the ability to focus on things that will help the boys in their life – rather than things they will just memorise and either forget or never use. Being able to do things yourself is not only good for your self-esteem … Read more

Another Week of Home Education

mud kitchen play with dinosaurs

Again just another record of what we have been doing this week now I am home educating my youngest two boys. More for me than anything else but I hope that it is of interest to others too. Monday The 10 year old started the 11 plus course with Explore Learning late so had lots … Read more

Home Education Vikings Week

home made shields

If you are interested I have been writing about our Home Education Journey from the beginning. Not because I have to but I want to. I think it will be really interesting to look back on it and see how we grow and develop. I hope it may also be useful to others, but that’s … Read more

Vikings Home Education Topic of Study

home made shields

There are many different approaches to Home Education and we are still finding our feet to see what works best for us, coupled with a very relaxed approach to help deschool/unschool (I haven’t as yet learnt the difference between the two words but know they aren’t both liked equally the same). Trying to wait for … Read more