Monthly Archives: September 2013

Day 1

Day 1 of ‘the great experiment’ and we’ve survived 😉  Looking back on the day this evening, there has been much to encourage.  As I thought, Isaac is ideal material for this sort of approach: he literally buzzes with ideas … Continue reading

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A Sea Change?

Sometimes I think that the record of our home education journey will show a rather indecisive, fumbling attempt to give our children an education :-S  I started this academic year planning to take a more serious approach to formal academics. … Continue reading

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Our week: 22nd – 28th September

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Our week 15-21 September

We’ve all been ill this week with coughs and colds so school has been a half-hearted affair :-(.  At the beginning of the week, before we all fell ill, we spent a day with some home-educating friends, Caroline, Toby and … Continue reading

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Our week: 8-14 September

Our outside activities resumed this week Phonics/grammar/reading Edward has been working steadily through Jolly Grammar 2, one page per day. Isaac Maths Science Languages Geography History Project activities One of the things I’ve been reflecting on over the summer is … Continue reading

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Our week: 1-7 September (week 1) & Curriculum choices

So, we’re at the end of our first week.  Most of our outside activities don’t start until next week so we spent most of our time at home, which was good as the children struggled with the return to work … Continue reading

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New school year, new start!

We started back at (home)school yesterday so being in the season of things new, I thought I would write a post on my poor, neglected little blog.  I am, after all, trying to keep a record of our home education … Continue reading

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