Loving this about the beginning of a home education journey for one family.

Lemony Ebony

My 5 year old son did not go back to school after the christmas break. His father and I decided that it was not in his best interests to send him back there. Our son, William is being educated at home.

Education means different things to different people. Politicians, employers, teachers and parents will differ in their views of what a good education is. In my opinion, a good education for a 5 year old boy is a well-rounded one, taught by a teacher who will give that child a positive introduction to formal learning. For a young child, learning should be fun, exciting and inspiring.

William started school as a bright, bubbly, talkative, inquisitive, well-mannered, kind and thoughtful, happy child. He enjoyed his first year, the reception class. But his enthusiasm for school and learning gradually diminished during the beginning of his second year.

When the class were put into…

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