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

RNLI Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

“ Today we attended the RNLI event at Donaghadee Lifeboat station and were welcomed by our guide, a retired local GP who had been a crew member himself for many years as the doctor onboard. He had prepared a very interesting presentation which included a little about the history of the charity and this station.  We learnt that the Donaghadee Lifeboat station was built in 1910 and is home to one of the most modern lifeboats from the Trent class which cost 1.3m to build and travels top speed...

Forest School

Our young people have been enjoying forest school sessions with their families. The organiser has very kindly gave us a preview of their regular sessions.  “The Bushcraft forest school is a session out in the mountain fresh air that has many benefits for children of all ages.  Once at the car park there is an unpaved path that leads to the forest with a small shallow river that runs along side it.