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Consultation Responses

1 year 7 weeks ago
Many thanks to all those who have responded to the consultation. Every single response is worthwhile and appreciated. The following people have kindly shared their responses with us: Dr Harriet...

Response by Dr Harriet Pattison

1 year 7 weeks ago
“The Guidance sets out a clear and legally accurate framework through which families can clarify expectations regarding interactions with EA officials.    As a specialist researcher into...

Tayto Park - Dublin

1 year 7 weeks ago
Over one hundred home educators and their children traveled to Tayto Park this week to take advantage of their superb education rate.  Though the weather gave its best impression of all four...

Consultation Brief

1 year 8 weeks ago
A short discussion of the key issues relating to the current consultation has been prepared, we hope it will be useful.

Day at Sea for free

1 year 9 weeks ago
Around 70 home educated children and their parents enjoyed a day at sea for free on the non landing ferry cruise from Belfast to Cairnryan. The kids had a great day enjoying the company of old...

Consultation Announced

1 year 10 weeks ago
Some home educating parents have received letters today inviting them to respond to a new consultation by the EA. This consultation will be on the Guidance drafted by the Working Group over the last...

Armagh Planetarium Workshops

1 year 11 weeks 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 year 11 weeks 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 year 12 weeks 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 year 12 weeks 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...