LEARN about home education, informal education and the legal framework
FIND OUT about local groups, activities and events in London
MEET and share information with experienced home educators and home education organisations
11a.m. – doors open and registration
TALKS Band Hall
11.30 – 12.15 p.m. “Elective Home Education" – Who, How, What, Where of HE?
12.30 – 1.30 p.m. Harriet Pattison - “Exploring Freedom - the case of learning to read”
Home Educator, researcher and author, presents her latest research
Children’s story time with Ross Mountney – Home Educator, author and blogger
11.45 a.m. 12.15p.m. 12.45p.m.
2.00p.m. – 3.00p.m. Q & A - exploring later years in Home Education – teens and older
CRAFTS & HENNA
BOOK STALL – Home Education books and children’s books (pre-used/nearly new)
Ross Mountney and Harriet Pattison books – Home Educators and Authors
CAFE - serving from 11.30a.m. – 2.00p.m.
served by home educated young people and Dee Woods, home educator and 2016 winner of
BBC Cook of the Year Food and Farming Awards
OTHERWISE CLUB - Leslie Barson
a community centre for families choosing to learn together without school. It provides opportunities to meet regularly, exchange views, offer mutual support, as well as organise activities and trips for families.
INFORMATION STALLS: – Guide Hall
Home Education Advisory Service - HEAS is a national charity. Providing advice and practical support for families who wish to educate their children. Interest in home education is increasing. HEAS was established in 1995 by experienced home educators to provide good quality information on both the legal and practical aspects
ED YOURSELF Home Education Consultancy – Fiona Nicholson has given evidence to Government Committees on elective home education and provides up-to-date analysis of key areas of elective home education practice and policy in England and Wales, including Special Educational Needs.
DADS – Home Educating Dads
TEENS – Home Educated Teenagers
DIVERSITY OTHERWISE provides a gateway to
the many and diverse multi-cultural UK home educating communities
GROUPS – information about Home Education groups across London
For enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Home Education Fair is organised by The Otherwise Club: www.theotherwiseclub.org.uk
For Information on getting there and parking click here
Coram's Fields is a unique seven acre playground and park: for families with children.
There is an adventure playground, sandpit, a city farm, swings and climbing frames, as well as football/ cricket/basketball pitches.
PLEASE NOTE: We want to keep the fair open to all, with a focus on information and skills sharing. Therefore we do not have stalls for hire which offer curricula and services to home educators.