Seven weeks into our new homeschool term and we’ve settled into a happy rhythm. Although I believe the very beauty of home education is the flexibility to tailor plans to your own family’s needs, it’s always helpful to see how others are doing it. So, here are our high-level curriculum plans for 2020/21. As we progress through the year, I’ll share short posts to give a flavour of how the different subjects work in practice. … More Overview of our Curriculum Plans 2020/21
Following on from yesterday’s post, here’s the next segment of our homeschool plans: the arts and languages. … More Overview of our Homeschool Plans 2019/20: The Arts and Languages
Sadly, I managed to get all the way through my schooled education without an appreciation of the beauty, wit and effortless elegance of Shakespeare’s work. I studied three of his plays, and Twelfth Night was far and away my favourite, with all its cleverly constructed plot twists, but it was presented to us in a … More Twelfth Night, Part 2: Shakespeare for kids
So ingrained in my pysche is the need to tackle and “tick off” difficult daily tasks first, before treating myself to the pleasures of the more joyful activities on my list, that it only seemed natural to home educate in this same manner. This meant beginning our days with the hardest subject: either maths or … More Kick start your Morning (Basket)!