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Back to school? Not necessarily: 8 FAQs about home schooling

It’s the time of year when kids go back to school and some parents sigh with relief. Others dread it and wonder whether home schooling might be a better choice. But what exactly is home schooling? It’s an approach towards … Continue reading

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Can you be clever if you Home School?

I’m asking this because of a comment someone made to me recently; “We met some home schooled kids the other day…they seemed so clever”. It was the surprise in their voice that was amusing. Because they’d clearly made the common, … Continue reading

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How much does it really cost to educate a child?

It’s really difficult to prise accurate figures out of government about their budgets for each child in school. One average very roughly worked out suggests that it requires £3 – 4000 per annum for each child in school. But does … Continue reading

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10 Best Excuses for Not Doing Your Homework

I’m sure most, if not all students, have at least a few times (or more!) during school where they’ve handed in a homework assignment late, and so as not to get into trouble, given an excuse to their teacher as … Continue reading

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