London Home Education Fair 2016


Sunday 2nd October 2016
11a.m. – 3p.m.
Coram's Fields, 93 Guilford Street, London,
WC1N 1DN
  

All welcome



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?

                                     Q&A

                                                                                   

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

                                    ‘genuinely rethink learning.... '

 Q&A

 

Children’s story time with Ross Mountney – Home Educator, author and blogger

11.45 a.m.  12.15p.m.  12.45p.m.    

                                                                                                                                    Guide Hall

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 ConsultancyFiona 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.

 

DADSHome Educating Dads

TEENS Home Educated Teenagers 

DIVERSITY OTHERWISE provides a gateway to the many and diverse multi-cultural UK home educating communities

GROUPSinformation about Home Education groups across London

    For enquiries, please email homeedfair2016@gmail.com

    The Home Education Fair is organised by The Otherwise Club: www.theotherwiseclub.org.uk


     

    Tickets

    Online in advance.
    Child £2 each
    Adult £4 each
    Family £10 (2 x adults/2 children or 1 x adult/3 x children)
    Donations welcome

    Payment is done via Paypal (no account needed) by clicking button below, you are taken to paypal site. Please enter the total amount you need to pay and click continue, the choose to use your paypal email and password to log in or choose pay with debit / credit card. A record of your payment will be held at the door on the day of event.
    Thank you.

    From 26th Sep. (on the door) on Sunday 2nd Oct
    Children £2
    Adults £4
    Family ticket £10


    NOTES
    Children are very welcome at this event.   NO adult can enter Coram's Fields WITHOUT a child.  
    There will be craft activities on offer at the Fair itself but there is no creche provided; parents and carers are responsible for their children at all times.


    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.