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This is your window to the wealth of information, fun, and support available from the network of home educating families in Northern Ireland.

HEdNI is an inclusive group, welcoming those of all backgrounds, religious beliefs, races and cultures. We do not promote any one method of home-educating; rather we support the right of all families to choose for themselves what suits them best.

Latest News

Halloween at W5 & Planetarium

This halloween we enjoyed a slime workshop with w5’s educational team and a visit to their monster manor exhibit. Despite the half term crowds the workshop was well received.  We followed this a few days later with a trip to Armagh Planetarium.  Starting off the day by making and decorating rockets that the kids then successfully launched outside using water and air pressure.It was quite stunning how far the rockets flew, with some landing perfectly nose down into the grass. 

Monthly Science Club - W5

Some of our primary aged children got to kick off their brand new regular science club in w5 this week beginning with Potions for Wizards.      Two very lovely witches and parents helped the children make their own wand, which was needed to make some very special science magic.      Our first task was to carefully activate the magic wands with a steaming caldron of hydrochloric acid and a special spell.