What Curriculum Do I Need for the American SAT Exam?

This is a question that seems to crop up a lot. In the UK when you take IGCSE’s and A-Levels, you would check what exam board your nearest exam centre uses, you would then buy the Edexcel/Cambridge/AQA etc course for English/Maths/Fill-in-your-subject. Right? The American system is different. That is not how it works and actually…therein lies the beauty of it all. …

Exam Tips for Taking the American SAT in the UK

Exam season is over for the year which is just as well, for nerves are stretched knowing that so much rides on doing well in these final exams. For our family, June saw the end of our homeschooling journey. We have taken the American SAT route with our youngest daughter and at the beginning of June was the last opportunity to …

The American SAT :: An Alternative to A-Levels For British Home Educators

Did you know that there is an alternative to A-Levels for British home educators?     What if I were to tell you that you don’t have to ditch how you learn, your educational philosophies or your favourite resources. What if I told you that you could continue to keep God at the centre of your home education and that you …

A Homeschool Plan – Choosing Curriculum and Setting The Course

Welcome back to the 2nd in my mini-series on creating a Homeschool plan. As I have a recent high school graduate and another firmly placed in the high school years, my posts in this series are geared towards these high school years. There are plenty of posts out there on homeschooling in general and even more focusing on the the younger …

A Homeschool Plan – Knowing The Big Picture

As you know, a homeschooling mom is always thinking ahead to the next thing. As I’ve been thinking on the 2016/2017 school year (and beyond) there are many different things that one has to consider when mapping out a plan. I thought I would do a little two-post series on what that process looks like for me. My hope is that …