Tag: School provision

The drive to stop our children being different.

The drive to stop our children being different.

By Rosie and Jo's mum As an early years practitioner, I attended a few training courses on celebrating diversity.  We would be encouraged to think with the children about the differences and similarities between us like the various rituals we have around family birthdays, which flavour crisps we like, what our houses look like, what … Continue reading The drive to stop our children being different.

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Shouldn’t it feel like a free choice? Why I don’t home educate

Shouldn’t it feel like a free choice? Why I don’t home educate

By Rosie and Jo’s mum Both of my girls have found school difficult.  They have both spent long periods unable to attend and they have both experienced severe anxiety as a result of inadequate provision. When things weren’t going well, which has been often, I have strongly considered home education.  Both girls are academically able … Continue reading Shouldn’t it feel like a free choice? Why I don’t home educate