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Home Schooling Group Classes - PR3/Lancaster area?

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KarleyK Mon 17-Mar-14 12:09:03


We're thinking of educating our primary school age daughter at home.

Are there any home schooling group classes in the PR3/Lancaster area? By that I mean, a tutor, teaching home educated children in a small group for a short time during the day?


Theoldhag Mon 17-Mar-14 21:16:06

You may find some information on this at Education Otherwise or by asking the local education authority.

Roseformeplease Mon 17-Mar-14 21:18:02

Surely this wouldn't be home education?

Theoldhag Mon 17-Mar-14 22:03:49

Friends that belonged to a home ed group found help from LEA as they had information on local groups, internet information/sites and private tutors.

Education Otherwise is a HE nationwide sorce of information on groups, individuals and tutors etc.

Theoldhag Mon 17-Mar-14 22:08:16

It isn't unusual to find a group where the parents offer certain classes, for instance a friend who was an artist ran a group for home ed kids, another as a scientist so he ran groups for that, someone else spoke fluent french so she offered that class. It is quite usual to find within a group this kind of set up. They worked very well.

KarleyK Mon 17-Mar-14 22:51:11

Thanks for the replies.

To the negative reply saying "surely it's not home education", the extra classes would be in conjunction with us as parents home educating.

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