NorthantsHE is a local, informal and friendly group of home educating families who meet up regularly for activities and mutual support. The group welcomes home-educating families in and around Northamptonshire and also enquiries from families who are considering home education.
We are a mixed, secular, non-hierarchical, inclusive group and we all have different styles of educating our children. The group itself operates through an informal facebook group of which membership is required (it’s free to join) and that’s how information, resources and events are shared, as well as just being a place to chat and ask questions. We also maintain a Facebook page.
Our what’s on page lists regular and one-off things currently available for home-educators in/around Northamptonshire. Any family/parent can organise either a regular or one off activity/trip etc… and publicise it on our facebook group.
There are over 100 active home-educating families in the county, with children of all ages and key stages. Some of them are just starting out (with little ones or secondary school age), some are doing GCSEs/IGCSEs etc…
For informal advice about dealing with Northamptonshire County Council with regards to home education, deregistration and a sample deregistration letter, please visit our “dealing with the LA” section. There are also plenty of home educators on the facebook who would also be happy to help new home-educating families to find their feet.
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This website and the associated Facebook groups are all coordinated by volunteers.
If you would like to make contact with the group and you live in (or very, very close to Northamptonshire) and you are currently home-educating or considering home-educating a child that you have parental responsibility for, then please make contact via our Facebook page or request to join our Gateway Facebook group.