A unique resource to home educators
As home educators ourselves we seek to support families who home-educate with specialist facilities and expertise and networking. We serve families from Essex, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and, of course, Suffolk. We offer educational resources in return for a nominal fee for materials and time and where possible this is heavily subsidised by sponsorship.
Gifted? Is there such a thing?
Many choose to home educate because their children are particularly gifted in some particular way that schools are unable to support and develop. Sadly these traits also attract bullying. Not here.
We can extend children's creativity, critical thinking skills and innovation through activities that facilitate depth of learning.
Design Technology and Creativity is our thing.
STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) is covered in much of what we do. Design is the practical and purposeful application of STEM and is embeded with copious quantities of literacy and numeracy. Many learners prefer this practical approach to learning.
We need to actively encourage divergent thinking. This is not as socially dangerous as it sounds - far less dangerous than when people become biggoted. Divergent thinking is a skill, even a technique that deliberately 'throws a spanner in the works' and asks more questions. We love this stuff. Its hard to adequately explore (and resource) divergent thinking in mainstream education which is why we do lots of it.
Think0nauts is our STEM flagship. Come along and explore problem solving, science experiments and interesting inventions.
Aer0nauts is our most ambitious team activity. The Aer0nauts curriculum is developing year on year to cover strategic aspects of aircraft design with our own unique learning resources.