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Armagh Planetarium Workshops

1 week 15 hours ago
Home educating families had two fantastic workshops at Armagh Planetarium this morning.  The children were split into older and younger groups, they made rockets from plastic bottles and paper...

W5 Science Club

1 week 16 hours ago
Home educators finished up their term time monthly science club this week with investigating caterpillars.  After an interactive read of The Very Hungry Caterpillar on its 50th anniversary, the...

WWII at Springhill

1 week 4 days ago
“On Monday 29th April 2019 a group of home educators got together at Springhill House for a history workshop on World War 2. We met the people that were dressed as land army volunteers and they said...

Beach School

1 week 4 days ago
Some of our families had fun at a workshop in Jordanstown’s Loughshore beach this morning with Beach Schools NI.    Children between the ages of 3 and 9 explored the beach, digging for...

Viking Experience Day

1 week 5 days ago
Several home educating families had a wonderful time immersing themselves in the Viking Experience Day that came to Portadown, Co Armagh this weekend.    Among many things families went...

Lego Club

5 weeks 6 days ago
After the huge success of BBC2’s Lego Masters, since the beginning of 2019 some young people have been taking up the challenge and creating their own masterpieces. Meeting in a local library on the...

Cookery Club

5 weeks 6 days ago
Recently, some young people have got together to demonstrate their skills in the kitchen, and what skills they have…. parents, time to hand the oven mitts and dishtowels! They have been working with...

The Soyuz Space Capsule - Ulster Transport Museum

5 weeks 6 days ago
In April, a large group of young people took part in a visit to the Transport Museum to see the Soyuz Space Capsule used by Tim Peake in his descent to Earth. Their visit included a workshop on...

Art Class at the FE McWilliam Gallery

7 weeks 12 hours ago
Twenty of our HE kids had an artist led art class at FE McWilliam Gallery this morning, receiving high praise from the artist for their excellent imaginations.  After a warm up the kids got to...

A visit to Exploris

7 weeks 5 days ago
Some home educating families had a tour around Exploris aquarium this week, a parent outlines their day below.  “It’s not every day that a tour guide is stumped by a question, however when they...