Welcome to the HEdNI website.

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

Lisburn Fire Station Visit

One of the Fire station groups in front of a fire engine
Our visit to Lisburn Fire Station was fantastic and very informative for both parents and their children.  There were around 60 children so we were split into two groups with different hour slots.  The firemen tailored the talk to the age range attending importantly educating us about fire safety.  They were absolutely amazing with the kids. They had them firing the water hose at a cone and dressing them as a firemen and firewomen.   They let the kids get inside the engine...

Not Back To School

Construction at W5
This is the time of year when we welcome new home educators and reconnect with each other after a busy summer. The museums, parks and swimming pools are emptying during 'school hours', the classes and groups are starting up again and of course our Not Back To School celebrations are underway. As always there is a packed programme this week, too much to do everything! From treetop adventures and museum trips, to gymnastic and sports taster sessions, and of course social meet ups of all sorts. We...