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.

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Our visit to the Wastewater Heritage Centre

HEdNI Kids at the Wastewater Heritage Centre
Today we visited the Wastewater Heritage Centre in Belfast. This is owned by NI Water. First, we learnt about the sewage systems of the past.  The toilets in Roman times were quite hygienic as they had water running under them. It was not all good though, as the sewage ran into a river and polluted it, spreading diseases such as cholera. The Medieval times were a bit better. If you were rich you had private toilets and the sewage plopped into a moat. The waste was then shovelled out of the...

Lisburn Bowl

Taking advantage of Lisburn bowling alleys ten pin Tuesday offer again, some home ed families got together for a bowling session over 4 of their lanes this morning.  It was a great way for the kids and parents to socialise and have some great fun!    A lovely morning was had by all, we'll be planning on going again in the new year!