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We also mention unschooling and worldschooling. There’s no set way to do any of these things and in our homeschool we have explored them all and adapted them to find what works. My homeschool kids are now teens and studying through Open University and online paths to iGCSEs. So we’ve been through all the homeschool ages and stages to share with you here and on our dedicated homeschool blog – here

Taking iGCSE Exams (After World Schooling, Homeschooling, Unschooling)

iGCSE exams are the international equivalent of the British GCSE exams. The I stands for international, GCSE for General Certificate of Secondary Education. British kids sit them in year 11 of high school, around 15-16 years old. This is the final year of compulsory education in British schools. Kids who are worldschooled, homeschooled, or unschooled, …

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Do We Regret Homeschooling Our Kids? Homeschool Regrets

We chose to homeschool almost a decade ago. Today I have teens. One child would be sitting his GCSEs this year and is technically old enough to leave school. Covid seems to have cancelled his exams, but no worry, he can sit them next year, or not at all. The younger child would be in …

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Why Lockdown Made Us Stop Homeschooling

We’ve been homeschoolers a long time now. Since birth for one of my now older teens. Maybe more than homeschoolers, worldschoolers. This is where a huge and important chunk of a child’s education comes from what’s around them, the real world. It’s been an enjoyable success but Covid-19 saw us returning to teachers, set curriculum, …

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Homeschooling Science – Easy Homeschool Science Ideas in Your Kitchen

Most of us have a kitchen of some sort, right? Well, you can use your kitchen to teach your kids science every day. I don’t mean lecturing them, making notes and doing experiments that have to be written up. Just talk to them, constantly, about what is going on right in front of them, all …

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What To Do All Day At Home With Kids (Of Any Age!)

Sadly, travel is off the cards for most of us right now. For homeschoolers our usual, parks, museums and activities are out too. Even the school kids are coming home in droves as more and more schools close their gates. What to do? As a very, very experienced homeschooler, we’ve done it from birth to …

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Best Online Education for Kids, Online Learning

The internet is packed with awesome online education sites and resources and over the years we’ve tried many. Some are free, some paid, some we buy for a month, some we subscribe to for years. Below we share our favourites for any age group, from stand-alone websites to the full online school my kids now …

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Worldschooling a 15-Year-Old Teenager & Worldschooling Teens

Our kids were exclusively worldschooled (homeschooled or unschooled) from junior school to the teenage years. It worked out well for all of us and we want to help you find your own paths in alternative education. Every now and then I create a blog post on how worldschooling changes with time and age. 15 years …

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Ultimate Worldschooling Curriculum Ideas and Resources

A Worldschooling curriculum is made up of the countries and places you take your children, plus any academic or informal study you choose to do. Daily life and simple tasks like reading maps, exchanging currency or booking a train are also part of a worldschooling curriculum. This post gives you ideas and examples of worldschooling …

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