Tag Archives: Home education

Washing on the Front Room Table

Just before bedtime, We boys had to be washed The bowl of hot water, soap, flannel and towel On the table, waiting for each boy Dad would select one of us Never the same one twice, in line A soaped … Continue reading

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Home-schooling: the British educational scandal

Key Thought:- Would you have been happy to have been educated by your parent(s) throughout your childhood? ……………………. Britain has a long-standing compulsory education system which is widely respected. Examinations are uniformly taken at 16+ (GCSE) with a smaller cohort … Continue reading

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