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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

Pumpkins in the field
A large group of us went pumpkin picking at Streamvale Farm on Wednesday. Availing of their exceptional group rate once again, we also bagged a free pumpkin and carving with admission.  After picking out pumpkins in wheelbarrows we went inside the farm shed were the kids scoped out and the staff studiously listened to how the children wanted them to look. It was a quick, well done process and best part of all no mess at home!  After the carving we left our pumpkins and went and...

Recycling Centre Visit

The Children and Parwnts who visited the centre
Today we went on a visit to the recycling center in Lurgan.  After we had all put on our hi-vis vests and had a quick safety briefing we were shown around all the different sections for various household waste. They told us what some of them are recycled into and a bit about the sheer volume of some waste they receive.  Did you know that baked bean tins are used to make railway lines??? Or that broken washing machines could be made into stylish lamps? Or that old used cooking oil is...