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Why Schools need a radical re-think and why the British Government fails to understand

In the news yesterday and today is the UK government’s announcement to bring back more Grammar schools – in essence schools which can select students based on academic ability. Embed from Getty Images On Wednesday I gave my TEDx talk … Continue reading

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Catch-up before the year ends

Weeeelllll it has been far, far too long since last I wrote but that, dear readers, you can put down to me being way too busy rather than no longer caring about this place of mine. It’s been, on the … Continue reading

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Save The Memories

“Every time I walk past the school or through the school, it just doesn’t seem real. It doesn’t seem real that come September I won’t see any boys on the rugby pitch. I won’t see any girls on the rounders … Continue reading

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Homeschooling a girl: the courses have arrived!

No soon have I begun this series of blog posts than I might have to alter the titles as Thing II, having decided traditional state schooling is for him, has changed his mind and is now not so sure! We’ve … Continue reading

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A Kids’ Eye View of Homeschooling

Originally posted on A Homeschool Mom:
We often hear adults sharing their views on homeschooling. Most of us weigh in with our thoughts, opinions, and experiences. But, how often do our children get a voice? When are they allowed to share their…

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