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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 […]

Named Persons in the firing line

Some of the attendees at the No2NP conference and campaign launch 

We must apologise for the belatedness of this update, but we do have several compelling excuses!

We have been fielding a record number of enquiries from home educating parents and those considering the option due entirely to anxieties about GIRFEC, Named Persons and the legalised data […]

By |June 21st, 2014|Home Ed in the News, Law & Policy, Media, Schoolhouse|0 Comments

Schoolhouse response to Northern Ireland Elective Home Education consultation

Home educating families in Northern Ireland are being threatened with the implementation of a draconian new Elective Home Education policy which is currently the subject of public consultation.

In an oppressive move to undermine the rights and freedoms of home educating families, the ultra vires proposals contained within the Boards’ draft policy include:

state entry into family homes without […]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Home Ed in the News, Law & Policy, Schoolhouse|5 Comments