Home Education

Advice for Parents/Carers on Home Education

A number of good resources have been written that will help parents/carers to educate their child at home …

Mrs Currie, Matron, has produced a useful help sheet on supporting parents with children in their teenage years. 

Try to Minimise Stress – How to Home School Your Child – The Guardian Newspaper.

A Guide to Learning at Home – Hampshire County Council Virtual School have written a 12 page guide with tips on planning and delivery. 

National Online Safety have excellent tips for eSafety. 

Hampshire County Council’s educational psychologists have written some useful notes on mental well being and how to explain the virus to children. 

Resources for Home Education

The following resources will assist parents who want to supplement the content we are setting at school on Firefly. 

BBC Bitesize offers a wide range of resources at key stage 3 and GCSE many with video content. They have some excellent key stage 4 resources.

Why not read a book? There are plenty to download from The Arnewood School eLibrary. Simply click on the image below and download the app.

If you prefer to listen to a story Audible are offering a free streaming of children’s books.

The Association for Citizenship Teaching has prepared resources to cover key stage 3.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance have produced two downloadable STEM projects which have been created by their pilots, doctors and paramedics to highlight the real-life application of maths, physics and biology as an air ambulance crew.