23rd May 2022

Exams for homeschoolers

When families are considering homeschooling, one of the common concerns is about exams for homeschoolers and how this works. Rest assured that homeschoolers can sit exams as private candidates.


GCSEs at home

You can easily study for your GCSEs at home rather than at a traditional school. Students choose to take their GCSEs at home for any number of reasons, but they all love the flexibility it brings.

Posted in: IGCSE

Can you take GCSEs early?

We often receive enquiries asking, ‘can you take GCSEs early?’ The simple answer is ‘yes’. At Wolsey Hall Oxford we very much believe that children should be studying at the right stage, rather than the level dictated by their age. Read on to find out what this involves.


9th May 2022

Guide to the UK education system

At Wolsey Hall Oxford we offer a British curriculum to our students but many international families find a guide to the UK education system is helpful. Our article explains the different stages.


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?

Posted in: Why Homeschooling?

Homeschooling requirements in the UK

The legal requirements around homeschooling vary from country to country. In this article we explain the legal homeschooling requirements in the UK.


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.

Posted in: Why Homeschooling?

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.

Posted in: Why Homeschooling?

8th Feb 2022

Difference between IGCSE and ICSE

When families are considering homeschooling in India one of the questions that crops up repeatedly is, what is the difference between the IGCSE and the ICSE?When you break it down the main difference is the flexibility in subject choices.


26th Jan 2022

British Ice Skating Champions

Sixteen year old Phebe Bekker and her ice dancing partner, James Hernanadez, recently competed in Sheffield to win the title of Junior British Ice Skating Champions for 2021.

Posted in: Student Success

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.

Posted in: Why Homeschooling?

2nd Jul 2020

Homeschooling an only child

Every family researching home education has to weigh up the pros and cons but if you are planning on homeschooling an only child, you may be extra cautious about how your child will adapt. However, there are many benefits to homeschooling an only child!

Posted in: Family Experiences