A bucket full of seaweed, or ‘bryozoa, I promise it really is an animal’

I want kids to break away from the stereotype that science is all about old bearded white men discovering things a long time ago, or the image that is everywhere of someone in a lab coat and goggles peering quizzically at a test tube.  Science is about being entranced...

Picnic week is coming!

  People often ask what home education entails, as they either have an image of wild children swinging from trees in a totally unstructured environment, or that we basically reproduce school at home.  The truth is that while some families are completely unstructured, and some have a timetable of lessons...