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Helpful home education resources

Need a bit of a boost? Or, just starting out and wanting a little help? Check out some of these resources to help you in your home educating journey! 

Recommended Reading

For reading on educational philosophy and benefits of home education:

For the children's sake - Susan Schaeffer McCauley

Educating The Wholehearted Child - Clay & Sally Clarkson

For reading on learning styles and adapting learning to suit the individual:

Better late than early - Raymond & Dorothy Moore

The way they learn - Cynthia Ulrich Tobias

Personal testimonies:

Making the Right Impression - A collection of case studies (available from CHESS)

Helpful Links

Home Education and Advocacy Hub (Headhub) – offers support and advice

Christian Home Education Support Service, or CHESS (Formerly Home Service)

Education Otherwise – Helpful Support Website with membership option

EdYourself: The Home Education Consultancy (Fiona Nicholson)

Educational Freedom – Helpful Support Website

Tutors and Exams For GCSE/IGCSE exams (branches in Coventry, Wimbledon and Bolton)

The HE Byte – An excellent site for staying abreast of political developments around Home Education in the UK. All pertinent and relevant information all in one place!

Suitable Education – This site pulls together evidence and information from a wide variety of sources in order to show the bigger picture about how children learn, the factors which are relevant to determining what a ‘suitable education’ – the legal requirement – is, and what involvement the state should have in that.

Blogs to enjoy

A simple google search for home education blogs will lead you to many options. Here are just a few to get you started!

Alice Khimasia speaks about Unschooling