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Benefits of homeschooling for students with Autism

With its individualised approach and flexible environment, homeschooling offers numerous benefits that can cater to the unique needs of children on the autism spectrum. In this article, we will explore why homeschooling may be the best choice for children with autism and highlight the advantages it brings for their overall development.

An interview with Nick Buckland

Wolsey Hall student Phebe Bekker and her ice dancing partner, James Hernandez are coached by three time Olympians Nick Buckland and Penny Coombes. Nick and his wife Penny Coombes have won numerous

Philippines national homeschool day

It’s the 3rd of March and the 7th anniversary of ‘National Homeschool in the Philippines Day’. At Wolsey Hall Oxford we have a growing number of students who are homeschooling in the Philippines and we wanted to take this opportunity to celebrate alongside them.

An interview with James Hernandez

We recently interviewed James Hernandez to find out more about how he became involved in ice dancing, his inspiration, hobbies and plans for the future.

Grand prix final for Bekker and Hernandez

Wolsey Hall student, Phebe Bekker and her ice dancing partner James Hernandez make it to the 2022–23 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in Italy.

Gold for Bekker and Hernandez

Phebe Bekker and her ice dancing partner, James Hernandez have claimed gold and retained the title of Junior British Ice Dancing champions.

The importance of Mandela Day

Every year people around the world are encouraged to spend 67 minutes doing something to help others. Just over an hour of your time is an easy yet significant way to do good – something that seems manageable for even those who have little time on their hands. The number 67 signifies the years that Nelson Mandela spent as a public servant.

Homeschooling and socialisation

A substantial amount of studies and reports into homeschooling and socialisation have been conducted in recent years, many finding that homeschooled children are often better socialised than those attending mainstream school as their interaction is not limited to children of the same age, same level of education and same demographic. Due to the flexibility of their timetable, homeschooled children are often able to participate in more extra-curricular activities on a more regular basis.

Identifying the signs of anxiety in children – and how to help

Identifying the signs of anxiety in children is not always a straightforward task. While a certain amount of stress and anxiety is a normal part of life, if you notice that your child doesn’t seem

Working from home and homeschooling

Wolsey Hall Oxford you are never on your own. Our highly qualified and experienced Tutors and Student Progress Managers are on hand to answer questions, support and guide you and your child every step of the way.

Tarun has been doing Year 7 and 8 English, Maths and Science with Wolsey Hall. He is enjoying his courses and loves the flexibility the whole homeschooling program brings. He is able to plan his learning at his own pace, and plan his day well to accommodate his other interests of playing the Violin and Piano, reading and playing games. The online material in terms of textbooks, videos, the course plan and support from his tutors is helping him get past his studies with ease. During the peak Covid times when amazon deliveries were stopped the online virtual library of Wolsey was a boon to him as he loves to read.
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Deepali Patel, Secondary Parent

India

I must say enrolling Nicole at Wolsey Hall has been one of the best decisions we ever made. At school, Nicole's progress remained extremely limited due to lack of support with her learning difficulties. Since being at Wolsey, Nicole's English has come on leaps and bounds, from her spelling, to grammar, to organisation and formats of essays. The amount of time and support Nicole's tutors, Pat and Michelle have invested in Nicole has been fantastic. Nicole's academic knowledge and confidence has soared since being at Wolsey and I am extremely grateful to you all. (Nicole has segmatic pragmatic disorder high functioning autism, as well as suspected dyslexia).
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Michelle Rudge – IGCSE Parent

UK

I have just finished consulting with Michelle about Truman and his studies. She is really an amazing asset to your organization, her ability to understand children really blew me away. She has recommended several methods for us to ensure that Truman enjoys and succeeds in his education through Wolsey Hall. We’re really excited to get started.

Rebecca Atkins – Homeschooling Three Children

Italy