Welcome to the HEdNI website.

This is your window to the wealth of information, fun, and support available from the network of home educating families in Northern Ireland.

HEdNI is an inclusive group, welcoming those of all backgrounds, religious beliefs, races and cultures. We do not promote any one method of home-educating; rather we support the right of all families to choose for themselves what suits them best.

Latest News

Armagh Planetarium

Our children enjoyed another fantastic day with Armagh Planetarium.  The older group saw a space mission film in the dome, learnt how to make a mars landing vehicle and had a guided tour around the exhibitions.  The children particularly enjoyed making the Mars lander, in teams they had to choose 5 items only to make a landing vehicle to protect their egg/astronaut. They then had to drop their lander on the ground from a height to their team below to see if the astronaut would have...

Pizza Express Cooking Class

A group of home educated children became pizza chefs for the day at Pizza Express Victoria Square. We started by washing our hands then dressing like a professional with an apron and hat. They enjoyed kneading the dough to make it lovely and smooth. Then we spread Pizza Express’ famous passata sauce and added lots of mozzarella. Parents enjoyed tea/coffee and the kids enjoyed a drink of juice while colouring in activity books. We were able to relax and enjoy our pizzas in the restaurant fresh...