Why Homeschooling? Posts

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.

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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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17th Mar 2022

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.

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5th Oct 2020

Sticking With Homeschooling Post Lockdown

As the coronavirus continues to ebb and flow unpredictably around the world, hundreds of families have turned to Wolsey Hall looking for experienced support and help and, crucially, the structure of an internationally recognised education.

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17th Jan 2020

Home Education Exam Results

It was another year of fantastic home education exam results for students at Wolsey Hall. Our IGCSE and A Level results were better than the England/UK average, proving that for some students homeschooling is the ideal way to learn.

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17th Jan 2019

Famous Homeschoolers

Famous homeschoolers is a topic close to our heart. Nelson Mandela was one of our past students who studied for his Law degree whilst in Robben Island Jail. This got us thinking about how many other famous homeschoolers there might be. The answer is a lot and there are many famous homeschoolers from across the world who have achieved great things.

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12th Dec 2018

Homeschooling Myths

Homeschooling figures continue to rise but ask any homeschooling family and they’ll tell you about the many homeschooling myths surrounding their educational choices.

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22nd Nov 2018

More Excellent Homeschooling Results

At Wolsey Hall Oxford we love hearing about the exam successes of our students. Here we share the results of three of our students, one from the UK, one homeschooling in Saudi Arabia and one currently living in Egypt showing it really is possible to achieve incredible results with Wolsey Hall wherever in the world you live!