Schoolhouse

/Schoolhouse

Schoolhouse NBTS sports day 2015: wacky races, happy faces

This year’s Not Back To School (#NBTS) Sports Day was held on Glasgow Green on 27th August and attracted a good number of families, despite the less than encouraging weather forecast. It always takes more than a bit of rain to dampen the spirits of home educated children and parents!

A big thank you from us all to Dawn, who organised the […]

By |August 30th, 2015|Events & Activities, Home Ed in the News, Schoolhouse|0 Comments

Diary Dates: NBTS Sports Day & Camping Weekend

NOT Back To School Sports Day, 27 August 2015
Schoolhouse is holding a ‘NOT Back To School Sports Day’ for home educating families on Glasgow Green on Thursday 27th August.

Started in 2001, the NBTS sports day became a popular annual event until the organiser, Alison T, ‘retired’ from active home ed service. After a break of a few years, […]

By |July 11th, 2015|Events & Activities, Home Ed in the News, Schoolhouse|0 Comments

New look for Schoolhouse website

Schoolhouse is delighted (at last!) to reveal its new look website, which is still a work in progress as we complete some sections, add new content and tidy up a few loose ends. Please let us know if you encounter any gremlins!

We have incorporated some exciting (well we think they’re exciting!) new features and hope […]

By |June 13th, 2015|Home Ed in the News, Schoolhouse|1 Comment

Schoolhouse Info and Networking event, Dundee, 13 June 2015

Schoolhouse will be holding an information and networking event in central Dundee on Saturday 13th June, from 11am until 3pm.

If you want to know more about the current position regarding home education and what your rights and responsibilities are as home educators, then this is the event for you! Participants will also have ample opportunity […]

Schoolhouse Home Education Gathering, 18/20 September 2015

Schoolhouse is organising a Home Education Gathering from the 18th to 20th September 2015 which will coincide with celebrations surrounding the 9th annual International Freedom in Education Day.

The camping weekend will be held at the Dundee Scouts’ Douglaswood Campsite in Tayside. Spaces are limited and will cost £8 per person for Schoolhouse members and £10 per person […]

By |May 3rd, 2015|Events & Activities, Home Ed in the News, Schoolhouse|0 Comments

Schoolhouse Spring Picnic 2015

For the Schoolhouse spring picnic 2015, we are returning to the ever popular Camperdown Park in Dundee. which is a vast open space on the outskirts of the city with picnic areas, a playpark and a wildlife centre with indoor café.

This year’s gathering will take place on Saturday 9 May, from 11.30am – 3.30pm. We […]

By |March 22nd, 2015|Events & Activities, Home Ed in the News, Schoolhouse|3 Comments

Schoolhouse presentation: Inverness NO2NP roadshow

The NO2NP youtube channel has now uploaded Alison Preuss’s presentation on behalf of Schoolhouse to the Inverness roadshow which took place on 1st October 2014. The transcript is available here.

 

 

Notice of Schoolhouse AGM 2014

This year’s Schoolhouse Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 29th November 2014 at Eighteen & Under, 1 Victoria Road, Dundee DD1 1EL, at 11.30am.

The venue is in central Dundee  within easy walking distance of both the railway and bus stations. The Wellgate shopping centre car park is nearby and there is on street metered […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Events & Activities, Home Ed in the News, Schoolhouse|0 Comments

NO2NP roadshow visits Inverness

Schoolhouse was pleased to take part in the NO2NP Inverness roadshow on 1st October, which attracted a lively audience concerned about the implications of the Children and Young People Act for every family in Scotland.

The event was filmed and we will add a link as soon as the video is available . Meanwhile, here is a […]

GIRFEC, data mining, consent and the Named Person: who’s misleading whom?

Image credit: No2NP

A range of media coverage of yesterday’s launch of the judicial review of the Named Person and data mining provisions within the Children & Young People (Scotland) Act can now be found on the NO2NP Facebook page.

Just as the legal papers were being lodged by the Christian Institute at the Court of Session,  we were somewhat […]