We worry about what a child will be tomorrow,
yet we forget that he is someone today.
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United Kingdom & Ireland Email Lists, Support Groups, Message Boards, Forums and Newsletters
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- BathHomeEducation - A forum for everyone in Bath & NE Somerset who is home-educating their children.
- To Subscribe, visit BathHomeEducation.
- blackandotherukhomeeeducators (Black and Other UK Home e-Educators) - Welcome to Black and Other UK Home e-Educators. This group is for families providing information about home educating, to discuss education and to share ideas about black, mixed-race and other children outside school in the UK.
- To Subscribe, visit Black and Other UK Home e-Educators.
- BristolHomeEducation (Bristol Home Education) - A local support group for anyone interested in home education in the Bristol area.
For more specific details about what is on offer for home educators in Bristol please visit our website at Bristol Home Education.
- To Subscribe, visit Bristol Home Education.
- BuxtonEducationElsewhere - A Small and friendly Home education group, in the Buxton area (Derbyshire, UK.)
We have local meetings and activities. We also welcome those who are thinking about educating elsewhere. As for most 'home-educators', a lot of our learning takes place out of the home. We are in no way limited to any one way of thinking/learning, and are committed to free choice and freedom of expression.
- To Subscribe, visit BuxtonEducationElsewhere.
- CathHomeUK (Catholic Homeschool UK) - This list is a place where Roman Catholic homeschooling families in the UK can meet for friendship, discussion of home education in general and issues relating to teaching the Catholic faith in particular. Anyone considering or with an interest in home education is also welcome. We are happy to welcome non-Catholics, but we do ask that all members respect the Catholic nature of this list. Any discussion of doctrine must be in accordance with the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
- To Subscribe, visit Catholic Homeschool UK.
- cheg (Chesterfield Home Education Group) - Welcome to Chesterfield Home Education Group. Our group is supportive of all home educating families across north Derbyshire and welcome anyone considering home education for their family.
This support forum will detail the group's activites, policies and any changes to the scheduled timetable of events. Whilst we are a member of EO (Education Otherwise), you do not need to be a member of EO to attend the group.
- To Subscribe, visit Chesterfield Home Education Group.
- creativekidsclub (Creative Kids CLub) - Creative Kids Club is a learning centre, based in Brighton, for home educated children aged between 6 - 11 years. It is run by their families and two facilitators, who work together with the kids on projects, games, fun and creativity! Places are limited and the yahoo group was set up solely for members of the CKC to communicate more efficiently on the day-to-day business of running the group.
- To Subscribe, visit Creative Kids CLub.
- deut6v7 - The Deut6v7 list exists to provide a forum for discussion and support for those engaged in, or considering, Christian home-schooling in the United Kingdom. This does not exclude discussion of Christian education in general, and does not exclude subscribers from outside the United Kingdom.
For more information, visit Deut6v7 Mailing List.
- To Subscribe, visit deut6v7.
- education-recipes (Home Made Education) - This group is for any parents out there that are home educating their children. This is a no frills, no bias group, where free speech is welcome! Ideas can be shared along with the highs & lows, joys & fears, methods & madness that is all part of home education!
So come on in, grab a coffee and share with us all. No one claims to be an expert here, but questions will be received eagerly and answered as best they can, because as we all know it is the questions that lead to learning!
- To Subscribe, visit Home Made Education.
- eo (Message list for Education Otherwise) - A list for members of Education Otherwise and others interested in home education to chat and receive up-to-the-minute information on all matters relating to home education in the UK. For more information, visit http://www.education-otherwise.org/.
- To Subscribe, visit Message list for Education Otherwise.
- e-tree (Milton Keynes Home Educators Network) - The e-tree has evolved! This is a mailling list only of events, activities and information for the Milton Keynes Home Educators Network.
[Please note: if you are not currently home educating, or are considering deregistering your child(ren) from school, please get in touch with the local EO contact first, details of which are obtainable from the Library.]
For more information, visit Milton Keynes Home Educators Network.
- To Subscribe, visit Milton Keynes Home Educators Network.
- Examsetc (Exams etc.) - A group for Christian Home Educating parents of secondary age children in the United Kingdom that exists as a 'discussion' place for parents to swap and gain information relating to secondary level examinations etc.
It is not solely for the discussion of matters pertaining to exams, but for all parents of secondary age children, regardless of whether their children intend to sit examinations or not.
As children progress from primary to secondary level, great changes occur and it is in the secondary level that many parents begin to feel the need for additional 'advice','support' and 'encouragement', as they tackle the challenge of educating their children in preparation for secondary level'exams etc'.
- To Subscribe, visit Exams etc..
- FareGosHE (Fareham and Gosport Education At Home) - Group events information and support for 'FareGosHE' members, a group of Home Educators in the Fareham and Gosport area, Hampshire, UK
This is a group with a Christian ethos, all are welcome to join subject to meeting a group member to establish genuine good intentions.
For more information, visit Home Education UK.
- To Subscribe, visit Fareham and Gosport Education At Home.
- FLAGS - Family Learning and Group Support - We are a group of Home Educators who meet weekly in Edenbridge for Family Learning and Group Support. Our activities include workshops,badminton, swimming, trampolining, trips to London theatres and museums, book club and many others.
All home educators and their families are welcome. Anyone educating their children at home who work for social, educational or health services cannot be accepted except by arrangement with the List Owner/Moderators.
Anyone that has home educated whose children have passed compulsory school leaving age is welcome to stay on the list or to join – the age of your children is not a problem to us.
Approval of all members is at the List Owners and Moderators discretion after discussion and anyone refused will not be given a reason for refusal as their decision is final.
- To Subscribe, visit Family Learning and Group Support.
- Fluff-for-Homeeducators (Home Educators' Fluff) - Fluff for Home Educators Group was created in order to offer a safe environment for UK Home Edders to share all their most 'Off Topic' niggles and giggles, rants and raves, without fear of complaint or condemnation.
This is a place where you can sound off about the bad days as well as the good, without your home education being thrown back at you as the source of all your problems. We're not limited to the serious threads, though serious posts are just as welcome as the flourishing native Fluff.
Please note that this is a high volume list, with regular tendencies for threads to go off at a tangent. This gentle chaos is simply a meeting of close friends and kindred spirits, here to laugh together and cry together and to set the World bang to rights! Our ultimate aim is to have a pressure free stronghold of good support and by George, we think we've got it!!
FOR A MORE SERIOUS, BUT LIVELY AND FRIENDLY, DISCUSSION OF HOME EDUCATION MATTERS THE FLUFF LIST OWNERS RECOMMEND UK Families Educating at Home.
- To Subscribe, visit Home Educators' Fluff.
- Freedom in Education Newsletter - Our hope in creating the free education newsletter has been to make parents aware that when it comes to educating their children they do have a choice. There are many articles on alternatives to regular schooling. We started the freedom-in-education e-newsletter in June 2002. It now has 1000 subscribers, mainly in the UK but also in North America, Europe, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
- To Subscribe, visit Freedom in Education Newsletter.
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