Monthly Archives: May 2015

a place to sit exams in November

At Faregos exam centre in Hampshire – run by home educators for home educators – you can sit CIE exams + GCSE maths in November. These are the only exams which centres can offer for November; the old ‘November retake’ sitting is no longer possible. Continue reading


Chatham House and the Stafford meeting

Now that the official notes from the Stafford AEHEP meeting last month are supplemented by Tricia Farey’s notes and EO’s notes, the drawbacks – or advantages depending on your perspective – of the Chatham House Rule are becoming apparent, particularly when the meeting involves only a small number of people and their identities have become public knowledge. Continue reading

pros and cons of ways to write up a meeting

I keep being asked about different ways a meeting might be written up – prompted by the national body for local authority home education professionals [AEHEP] meeting with ‘EHE support groups’ in Stafford last month.

I thought I’d set out the pros and cons of the main options here as I see it. Continue reading