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Starting to Home Educate in 2020: The Legalities of Home Educating in the UK

Starting to Home Educate in 2020: The Legalities of Home Educating in the UK

How do you get starting with home educating? How do you go from having a child in school to home educating? How do you interact with local authorities?
We’ve got your back.

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 3) Episode 29 Eloise Rickman (@mightymother_)

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 3) Episode 29 Eloise Rickman (@mightymother_)

We talk about her new book Extraordinary Parenting, about writing it during lockdown and about how it is a unique source of comfort and support for parents and home educators during this pandemic.
GIVEAWAY! For an chance to win a copy of the book, go to our instagram @homeedvoicespodcast.

While We’re on Our Summer Break – Good Things from the Archives

While We’re on Our Summer Break – Good Things from the Archives

The Home Ed Voices team are on their summer break, but will be back on 4th August 2020!

In the meantime here is a selection of useful and good things from our archives you might find useful.

One Small Thing – Talk to Your Friends

One Small Thing – Talk to Your Friends

Some how I could hold these parallel beliefs in my heart – the pandemic is not going anywhere soon. It’s not going to be over tomorrow. It might not be over for a year. And I will just catch up with my friends when it’s over and that is easier to do. They both felt true.

And it made me so miserable.

Interesting Stuff June 2020

Interesting Stuff June 2020

Podcasts for children and adults to spark interesting conversations, process art galore, neolithic findings, ancient orkney dogs, a short hike for those in need of a gentle escape, and a fantastic piece about embracing diversity within our home education curriculum.

Books with Trans Characters to Add to Your Family Bookshelf

Books with Trans Characters to Add to Your Family Bookshelf

There are fantastic books with Trans characters in them, that can help Trans children feel seen, and help teach others about Trans people and their needs, their lives and their dreams. Here is a great selection of them from our friend Jean.

Flashbacks Series- accessible historical fiction for children

Flashbacks Series- accessible historical fiction for children

The Flashbacks Series – fun educational historical fiction for less than a fiver a book and only a week’s investment. For history lovers and loathers alike!

Books We Are Loving – June 2020

Books We Are Loving – June 2020

Books we are loving in June 2020

Cloud Horse Chronicles Books 1, Maker Comics: Draw a Comic! and Collins Primary Geography.

One Small Thing: Give Meaning to Those Piles of Paper Your Kids Generate

One Small Thing: Give Meaning to Those Piles of Paper Your Kids Generate

I can’t help you keep your house tidy, but I show you what I do to make those piles of kids drawings have real meaning, for when I finally tidy them up.

Windrush Day 2020 Resources for Home Educators

Windrush Day 2020 Resources for Home Educators

Windrush Day is on 22nd June and celebrates the arrival of HMT Windrush, which brought people from Jamaica, who had been encouraged by the British government to live and work the UK after the end of the second world war.

Here are some resources you can use to learn about the lives and legacy of the people who moved here.