100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 49

​Introduction I have 3 children: my 15 year old transferred from reception in Sheffield to years 1 and 2 in a small school in a Hertfordshire village. I then home educated him from ages 7 – 12. He then went to a small secondary school in Ireland before moving to a local secondary for year … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 48 (Katherine)

Introduction I am Katherine. Iain and I home educate our two girls – T(10) and E(13) (and ourselves). How long have you home educated for and what made you do it? We had decided that E, our eldest wouldn’t be going to school by the time school admission forms came around, and have been involved … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 46 (They Grow So Quick)

Introduction Hi, I am Emma, mum of three boys Seb who is 6, Alex aged 4 and Barney who is 1. We live in West Yorkshire.  How long have you home educated for and what made you decide to do it? Seb became compulsory school age last January so officially we have been home educating … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 45 (he2kidsandme)

I’m he2kidsandme; HE as in Home Education, my 2 kids are Big kid who’s 14, Little kids who’s 8 and me, Jo. The name doesn’t give any credit to my husband who is a big part of our family but doesn’t appear much in our adventures because he’s usually at work or behind the scenes at home, … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 44 (GWkid)

Introduction I am the mother of the GWkid on utube! We are home Educators for a while every day changes therefore so does learning people always ask when do you stop edding the answer is never! We learn all day everyday baby! when we want how we want and what we want. We are very blessed to … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 43 

We are a larger than average family, with 7 children aged 22, 21, 17, 14, nearly 8, 5 & 3. The eldest 2 are now obviously grown up and getting on with adult lives and our 17 yr old is due to start college soon, but the younger 4 are still very much in full … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 42 (With a Hop, Skip and a Jump)

My name is Kate and my husband home educates our eldest son Dylan. We have two younger children who both attend mainstream local schools. Dylan attended special education settings until year 4 when we decided to home educate using a ABA (applied behaviour analysis) approach. Our reason for home educating was because we felt that … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 41 (Emma)

I’m Emma, married to Paul and mum to Chloe (18) , Ethan (14) and Tabitha (8).  I started home educating when Chloe was 5. She wasn’t enjoying her reception year at school, so we decided to home educate. My other two have never been to school. We don’t really have a typical week other than … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 40 (After Home Education: Going into Adulthood)

Please note this was originally published in March 2014 and has not been updated. People often wonder whether being home educated will somehow prevent access to higher education or otherwise limit future career prospects in some way. However in reality this is far from the case. Here are some examples of various subjects that older … Read more