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Homeschooling Teens: Catching Up with Lillie

Describe how your school has changed over the past year? It has become a lot harder, and more time consuming, mainly because of the photography diploma I am doing.  This leads to a professional qualification and it is a lot harder than we thought it would be.  However, I am really thankful to be given…

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Interest-Led Learning for Teenagers: An Interview with Lillie

Describe how your school has changed over the past few years?  I've been given more control over what I do.  I've been allowed to choose which GCSEs I want to do and I am not being forced to any GCSEs that I don't enjoy.  I am pleased I am allowed to do this because I…

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Implementing Gatto’s Guerrilla Curriculum: Part three

Here's my final post on Gatto's Guerrilla Curriculum and ideas I have for implementing it. Just as a reminder, Gatto believes every child’s learning experience should include (I have crossed out the items previously discussed in last weeks' post): Substantial community service Apprenticeships Parent Partnerships on school time Team projects (gardens, cross-age tutoring, talent shows,…

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Interview with L13

How have you felt about this year? It has been fun, relaxing, stress free, easy but exhausting; I would say, for me, pretty much one of the best years of school so far What have you learnt about yourself this year? If I can put my mind to drawing I can produce some pretty good…

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Interview with Thomas, aged 14

How have you felt about this year? It has been fast, busy, tiring at times, productive, eye-opening and rewarding.  And I guess exciting because I have found a love of music I didn't know I had. What have you learnt about yourself this year? I am capable of a lot if I put my mind…

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