The Power of Education – the Education and Parent Blogger Tag

The lovely Lisa from Lisa’s Notebook tagged me in The Power of Education – the Education and Parent Blogger Tag created by Freddies’s Mummy something a bit different and an interesting way to see how we all view education and what the future holds for our children. Education for me is the most important thing you can […]

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The Unschooling Home Educator

In our continuing series on homeschooling, we have a lovely guest post from Jenny. She blogs over Facebook and is sharing her family’s homeschooling journey and what they do. You can also find her on Facebook and Monkey and Mouse I’m Jenny, a mum of two children aged 5 and 7 from Scotland.  Neither of my […]

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Choosing to homeschool. A guest post with Mamma’s School

Welcome to the first in our series of guest posts sharing all about the world of homeschooling. Something that many more parents are starting to do, for reasons that work for them and their families. Today we have the lovely Sonia from My Mamma’s School sharing why they homeschooled here when living in the UK, […]

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Should you send your children to the same school

You might think that sending your children to the same school is what everyone does and is the simplest and easiest way to get your children through school. The choice of school might be driven by a number of factors. For example, you might send your children to somewhere like Rossall School due to the […]

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What really matters? 

We’ve come to the end of a long year of  school. It’s been a challenging year, for all of us in many ways. We’ve had moments where we were just in survival mode, and some real highs and lows.  My children amaze me. I don’t know why that continually surprises me, at almost nine years […]

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Friday’s Rant, yes I know it’s Monday….

Yes, I know it’s Monday, but this rant was supposed to go out on Friday, but it was a bad week for computers and internet in our house so I got behind. You can start your week off with a rant! This week, I am have a chunter about the school inspection system, that we […]

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Second time round…

I thought, that sending Little Man off into the big wide world of school, doing the whole starting school thing, second time round, would be easier. Nope, it’s not. Little Man had his “induction day” at school today. He spent some time in his new Reception classroom, with the teacher and classroom assistant that will […]

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Am I wrong? Ofsted Job Nominations

Am I wrong to think that a person who has donated a vast amount of money to the conservative party, who has limited experience of actually working in schools, and ran Carphone Warehouse as his last major job role, is NOT a suitable candidate for the job of being in charge of the team at […]

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