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11th Mar 2020

Homeschooling and Mental Health

In a recent survey of families home educating their children with Wolsey Hall Oxford we asked about the effect of homeschooling and mental health. Over 85% have reported an improvement in their children’s mental health since they began learning at home.

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20th Mar 2019

Homeschoolers who Recycle

This week we celebrated Global Recycling Day, and we thought it would be interesting to share what our homeschooling community does to help the planet!

30th Jan 2019

Lack of Sleep in Teens

Sleep experts have recently warned of a sleep deprivation epidemic among schoolchildren which is affecting their wellbeing and mental health. Educational authorities are being urged to alter school hours so pupils can stay in bed longer. Getting too little sleep is linked to poor educational results, anxiety and obesity. Lack of sleep in teens is particularly relevant as their natural sleep cycle changes in adolescence meaning their bodies need to go to sleep two hours later and wake later in the morning.

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22nd Sep 2016

Ten Advantages of Homeschooling

We thought it would be a good idea to have a closer look at some of the advantages of homeschooling. Have a look and see what you think!