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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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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.

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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
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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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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
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23rd Jun 2020

International chemistry olympiad

A Level student Vasu Kaker has been selected to be part of the UK team in the International Chemistry Olympiad Competition taking place in July. The 17-year-old student, who is homeschooling in Singapore, entered the Olympiad through Wolsey Hall Oxford.

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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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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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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!

2nd Mar 2018

Volunteering in Mauritius

South African student, Reine, is age 12 and studying Year 7 Key Stage 3 (Secondary Level) with Wolsey Hall Oxford whilst homeschooling in Mauritius.

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