Qualified Teacher and Home educating Parent
A supervised study group of 15/16 year olds working towards their GCSE's offering support, friendship and company. I know there are other home educating families out there, whose children are not in school, for a whole host of reasons but who would like to connect more regularly with others of their age, during school hours. If you have a teenager aged 15/16 who would enjoy some studying alongside others, spending some downtime between sessions to socialise and chat, then this might be the right place for your child. There is also a wider group of younger teenagers sharing the breaktimes. My vision is to have a group of up to 6-8 teenagers, focused and studying together; enjoying their breaks to form new friendships and new connections. I have kept the cost of each study session down to a minimum to make it affordable and accessible as I appreciate how expensive home educating during the GCSE years can become. I offer parents the flexibility to choose the days that fit in...
About your Mentor
About your Mentor
I have 4 children ages 8,12,16,18. They have been home educated with spells of Waldorf and state education and now our eldest is doing his last year of A'Levels in a sixth form college. My journey with home education led me to understand that home education better supported our children in their need to be, to learn and to connect with their family. Ten years on and I've home educated my eldest through GCSE's and found it difficult to find other teenagers his age to accompany him on his journey as at 14, the majority of his friends went into school. Now my second son, is in his last year of GCSE's and would appreciate others his age to share the journey. I imagine there are others out there like him, who might benefit from coming together. I am a qualified secondary school English teacher and have experience teaching English, Maths GCSE, drama, Art, pottery and science to both groups and individuals. I have set up and run Active Minds (2011) for 36 children including a teenage...
Timetable (a guideline only)
Wednesday 8..54--9.55 ICT with Jason Eichner (Optional tutorial £8-10 depending on numbers). 10-11 study 11.11.30 break 11.30-12.30 study 12.30-1.00 lunch 1-2.00 study Thursday 1-2 study 2-2.30 Break 2.30-3.30 study 3.30-4 Break 4-5 Study Friday 8.55-9.55 creative writing with Jason Eichner (optional tutoriall,£8-10 depending on numbers). 10-11 study 11-11.30 break 11.30-12.30 Study 12.30-2.00 Lunch and walk
A summary A study group that meets regularly to support one another. Making the GCSE years more fun! Supporting teenagers in their mental health and well being through connection and friendship. A supportive adult on hand to encourage positive learning.
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