Resources

The Schoolhouse Did You Know? A5 leaflet is available for downloading here.  Please print as many copies as you like and circulate to spread the word about home education. Please also refer to our Articles section.

Recommended reading

A-Z of Scots Education Law by Sandra McGuire, Iain Nisbet and Jennifer Wallace (with input form Schoolhouse)

How children learn at home by Alan Thomas and Harriet Pattison

Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

Home Educating Our Autistic Spectrum Children: Paths are made by walking by Terri Dowty (editor), Kitt Cowlishaw (editor)

Natural Learning and the Natural Curriculum by Roland Meighan

Learning Unlimited by Roland Meighan

Compulsory Schooling Disease by Chris Shute

Educating Children at Home by Alan Thomas

One-to-one: A Practical Guide to Learning at Home Age 0-11 by Gareth Lewis

Unqualified Education: A Practical Guide to Learning at Home Age 11-18 by Gareth Lewis

Doing it Their Way: Home-based Education and Autonomous Learning by Jan Fortune-Wood

Teach Your Own by John Holt

How Children Learn by John Holt

How Children Fail by John Holt

Learning All The Time by John Holt

Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto

Weapons of Mass Instruction by John Taylor Gatto

Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich