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Lisburn Fire Station Visit

One of the Fire station groups in front of a fire engine
11 weeks 4 days ago
Our visit to Lisburn Fire Station was fantastic and very informative for both parents and their children.  There were around 60 children so we were split into two groups with different hour...

Not Back To School

Construction at W5
13 weeks 4 days ago
This is the time of year when we welcome new home educators and reconnect with each other after a busy summer. The museums, parks and swimming pools are emptying during 'school hours', the classes...

NSKA Drama Group

Kids from the NSKA Drama group perform
22 weeks 4 days ago
Children from the 'No school kids allowed' drama group with Kids In Control marked the start of Summer with a workshop for friends and family. The sessions will begin again in September for home...

HEdNI Singers to Join Peace Proms

Peace Proms 2017 - massed choir
25 weeks 1 day ago
We're delighted to be a part of the Peace Proms. We will be learning the songs at home and as part of our regular 'big sing' events with the lovely Kirsty who has arranged our participation. Our...

Visit to Ulster Flying Club - by Myles Taylor

Visit to Ulster Flying Club- children with plane
30 weeks 4 days ago
On 11th May 2017 we visited the Ulster Flying Club in Newtownards.  First Rodney showed us the Fire and Rescue pickup truck. The size of an airport dictates the size of the rescue squad. We...

The Election is on the way

Home education visit to Stormont
43 weeks 6 days ago
As we've all seen on the news the election is on the way and our politicians are gearing up to talk to us about what we care about.   We are working now with the Education Authority to produce...

So much happening!

Meet up at An Creagan in the woods
46 weeks 13 hours ago
We have seen a real explosion recently in exciting groups, classes and opportunities for home educated children all over Northern Ireland.  From weekly themed meet ups, two swimming classes...

Response to Draft Guidelines on SEN Regulations

1 year 30 weeks ago
HEdNI has submitted a response to the draft guidelines on SEN regulations. Our main concern is that children with a Statement should retain the advocacy and support of their parents, while gaining...

Much improved guidance from DHSSPSNI

1 year 35 weeks ago
We welcome the changes made to the guidance on Co-operating to Safeguard Young People, and the way in which our concerns have clearly been heard and addressed. The new guidance can be found here:...

Children from HEdNI families performing at the Lyric Theatre- book now!

NSKA in rehearsals
1 year 43 weeks ago
Here is the link to book tickets for NSKA at the Lyric Theatre! https://lyrictheatre.co.uk/event/kids-in-control/ This exciting project has been developed by children from HEdNI families with the...