Why Homeschooling? Posts

9th Jan 2024

Debunking common misconceptions about homeschooling and socialisation

Social opportunities for homeschoolersHomeschooling has become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional education in recent years. Despite its growing acceptance, home education is still

19th Jun 2023

Homeschooling for Creative Children

In this article, we will explore the benefits of homeschooling for creative children, drawing inspiration from some famous modern homeschoolers who have excelled in their respective fields.

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25th May 2023

Benefits of Primary age homeschooling

In this article, we will explore the advantages of homeschooling for primary age children, highlighting how this flexible and personalised learning experience can unlock their full potential.


22nd May 2023

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.


2nd Mar 2023

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.

14th Sep 2022

The importance of childhood nutrition

In order for children to be the best versions of themselves a healthy and nutritious diet is paramount. This is not anything new, but it is a good reminder, especially when it comes to learning. Whether your child is not big on breakfast, often skips meals, has too much of a sweet tooth or their food choices lack variety when it comes to what they fuel themselves with, we have a few ideas to share to encourage them to remember that you are what you eat.


4th Aug 2022

School refusal anxiety and homeschooling

School phobia anxiety – also referred to as school refusal anxiety – is an increasing affliction. Before the pandemic, it was already a growing concern, but the impact of Covid-19 seems to have exacerbated children’s desire not to attend school.

11th Jul 2022

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.


9th May 2022

Facts about homeschooling

In the past couple of years families worldwide have been forced into homeschooling due to Covid lockdowns. Many were pleasantly surprised by the experience and how well their children adapted to this way of learning so they chose to stick with it when schools reopened. But did you know any of the following facts about homeschooling?

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31st Mar 2022

Homeschooling Advice

Eleven-year-old Avantika started homeschooling in Ireland with Wolsey Hall when the Covid pandemic struck in 2020. Here she shares her top homeschooling tips she’s gathered along the way.

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