Art Inspiration

Art is all around us, and with its many different formats then there is sure to be something to suit everyone. Whether this simply drawing a picture with pencil and paper, or experimenting with different media (paint/charcoal/pastels, etc.), taking photographs, building sculptures (from paper, wire, clay, LEGO), origami, cross-stitch, fashion, make-up/face paint/body art, needle felt … Read more

Skipping School: Britain’s Invisible Kids

George Dowty Drive

Home Education has been in the media a lot lately due to the discussion of a potential new bill to more closely monitor children not at school being suggested. The reasons given for this are to ensure that children are provided with an appropriate education and are safe. Who could argue with that right? The … Read more

Science Resources for Home Education

cartoon scientist and science resources for home education

Science is such a fun subject, the one I remember most from my own education. The beauty of home education means you can dip into whichever method of learning works best for that moment in time – so I have compiled some different, fun, ways for learning science. Practical ways to help Children Learn Science … Read more

Carlton Kids STEM Activity Books

Carlton Kids STEM Activity Books

People learn all different ways and the beauty of home education is that you can find what works for the individual. Personally one of the ways I find best to learn is through the use of books because I can do things in my own time. What I really love is books that make education … Read more

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