Schoolhouse AGM – 27th February 2016

We would like to encourage as many of our our members and supporters as possible to come along to our AGM on 27th February, 2016. There have recently been some changes within Schoolhouse as we have welcomed new members and volunteers to serve the organisation as well as saying goodbye to friends who have moved on to work on other …

Schoolhouse at Greenock NO2NP roadshow

            The NO2NP roadshow made a return visit to Greenock on 18 January, where a sizeable and enthusiastic audience was updated on the progress of the campaign, including the upcoming Supreme Court hearing in London. Chaired by Nigel Kenny (who doubled as the official photographer), the evening’s speakers (pictured above) were Gordon McDonald from CARE …

NO2NP roadshow visits Ayr/Prestwick

The NO2NP roadshow stopped off in Ayrshire on Tuesday 8 December, attracting a capacity audience to the Carlton Hotel in Prestwick. Nigel Kenny officiated on behalf of NO2NP, updating attendees on the legal challenge and ongoing campaign activities across the country, before introducing speakers Lesley Scott of of the Tymes Trust and Alison Preuss of Schoolhouse, whose presentation is transcribed below.   Schoolhouse presentation …

Glasgow NO2NP Roadshow

NO2NP held its latest roadshow at the Couper Institute in Glasgow on Monday 14 September, which was chaired by Dr Stuart Waiton of Abertay University and addressed by community paediatrician Dr Jenny Cunningham, Lesley Scott of the TYMES Trust, Nigel Kenny of the Christian Institute and Schoolhouse co-ordinator Alison Preuss. The event, the third to be held in Glasgow, attracted a …

‘Fairer Scotland’ minister fails to grasp GIRFEC thistle

Alex Neil, the Social Justice Secretary, hosted a Fairer Scotland Q&A session  on the Scottish Government’s Facebook page the other evening. It wasn’t a roaring success, just like the real life events in Glasgow and Kilmarnock, where the Named Person issue dominated discussions, and many questions surrounding the scheme – including  those about consent, necessity and proportionality – received no …

New look for Schoolhouse website

Schoolhouse is delighted (at last!) to reveal its new look website, which is still a work in progress as we complete some sections, add new content and tidy up a few loose ends. Please let us know if you encounter any gremlins! We have incorporated some exciting (well we think they’re exciting!) new features and hope that the new site …

Schoolhouse Home Education Gathering, 18/20 September 2015

Schoolhouse is organising a Home Education Gathering from the 18th to 20th September 2015 which will coincide with celebrations surrounding the 9th annual International Freedom in Education Day. The camping weekend will be held at the Dundee Scouts’ Douglaswood Campsite in Tayside. Spaces are limited and will cost £8 per person for Schoolhouse members and £10 per person for non members. Under …