Styles of Homeschooling

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As parents seek alternative approaches to traditional schooling, a plethora of homeschooling styles have emerged, each offering a unique approach to education, tailored to fit the individual child and family. In this article, we will delve into the main styles of homeschooling used in the UK, exploring the philosophies and methodologies behind each approach. Unschooling … Read more

Disadvantages of Homeschooling in the UK

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While I am a big fan of homeschooling (check out why in this post on the Benefits of Homeschooling) like everything in life, it does have some downsides. If you’re considering home educating your child or children, below I’ve highlighted some key disadvantages of homeschooling as well as some ways you can overcome them. My Number … Read more

Benefits of Homeschooling [in the UK]

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While sending your child off to school once they turn four is the norm in the UK, there are other options. A growing number of parents are making the decision to home educate their children and there is a thriving community in most areas to support them. If you’re considering Elective Home Education for your Child, here … Read more

What does Home Ed Life Look Like?

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So there isn’t really a simple answer to this because home ed life looks different for every family that does it. That’s because there are no rules about what you must teach your child and it can be tailored to suit every child’s individual needs. So while I can’t tell you what it will look … Read more


I’m Josie (Jo) and my son and I came to homeschooling when he was already high school age. Having completely fallen in love with home education I now wish it was what we had chosen from the start! We have experienced both very structured “school at home” style home educating and a much more child … Read more