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How We Homeschool – Modern Foreign Languages

Homeschooling is referred to as Home Education in the UK. There are different legal requirements for home education depending on where you live. You can find out more here. Before reading this blog post, you might first like to read W Writes: Why Kids Should Speak More Than One Language. What languages should your child be learning? It depends on the reasons for your child(ren) … Continue reading How We Homeschool – Modern Foreign Languages

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How We Homeschool – Curriculum

Homeschooling is referred to as Home Education in the UK. There are different legal requirements for home education depending on where you live. You can find out more here. Before reading this blog post, you might first like to read How We Homeschool – The Planner, and about why you may want a curriculum, as well as our subject choices for 2021/22. Why have a … Continue reading How We Homeschool – Curriculum

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How We Homeschool – The Planner

Homeschooling is referred to as Home Education in the UK. There are different legal requirements for home education depending on where you live. You can find out more here. Before reading this blog post, take a moment for some self-reflection. The answers to these questions will help inform your planning… How was the previous academic year? Is there anything you would like to change or … Continue reading How We Homeschool – The Planner

10 Days in Morocco (with Kids): Road Trip

Morocco is a wonderfully diverse country, an almost hidden gem that acts as a gateway between Europe and Africa. From snow-capped mountains to expansive desert, from lush vegetation covering the rolling hills of the countryside to the busy winding streets of labyrinth-like medinas, Morocco has it all. In this article you will discover a 10 day road-trip itinerary exploring some of the costal regions of … Continue reading 10 Days in Morocco (with Kids): Road Trip

Kids Corner: Which Shape is the Strongest?

Note from Paloma (aka mum): If you read Wednesday’s blog Learning More About Shapes then you’ll know that W wanted to find out which shape is the strongest. We did a series of tests using the scientific method and the children have chosen to share their findings in today’s blog post. You can find other people’s videos/blogs/explanations of the tests we used here:Test 1: Testing … Continue reading Kids Corner: Which Shape is the Strongest?

Learning More About Shapes

W (8) has been learning more about shapes, and of course the best way to learn about something new is through play and hands-on activities! This blog post highlights some of the ways I have taught my 8-year-old about shapes, in accordance with the National Curriculum. Learning Objective (LO): Draw 2D shapesLO: Recognise angles as a property of a shape or a description of a … Continue reading Learning More About Shapes

Learning About Shapes

B (6) has been learning all about shapes, and of course the best way to learn about something new is through play and hands-on activities! This blog post highlights some of the ways I have taught my 6-year-old about shapes, in accordance with the National Curriculum. Learning Objective: Recognise and name common 2D and 3D shapes. I like to split our learning topics into three … Continue reading Learning About Shapes