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 …

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 Spring Picnic 2015

For the Schoolhouse spring picnic 2015, we are returning to the ever popular Camperdown Park in Dundee. which is a vast open space on the outskirts of the city with picnic areas, a playpark and a wildlife centre with indoor café. This year’s gathering will take place on Saturday 9 May, from 11.30am – 3.30pm. We will convene on the …

Notice of Schoolhouse AGM 2014

This year’s Schoolhouse Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 29th November 2014 at Eighteen & Under, 1 Victoria Road, Dundee DD1 1EL, at 11.30am. The venue is in central Dundee  within easy walking distance of both the railway and bus stations. The Wellgate shopping centre car park is nearby and there is on street metered parking. [Get directions]  Please …

NO2NP roadshow visits Inverness

Schoolhouse was pleased to take part in the NO2NP Inverness roadshow on 1st October, which attracted a lively audience concerned about the implications of the Children and Young People Act for every family in Scotland. The event was filmed and we will add a link as soon as the video is available [now available here]. Meanwhile, here is a transcript of the Schoolhouse …

No 2 Named Person conference: the family fights back

As the Christian Institute prepares to launch a judicial review of the anti-family ‘named person’ and data theft provisions contained in the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act, with legal papers expected to be lodged by the end of June, all those who are concerned about the implications of this odious Trojan horse piece of legislation are being invited to attend …

Schoolhouse Spring Picnic 2014

The Schoolhouse spring picnic will take place at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, on Tuesday 20 May 2014. Meet at the Education Centre (behind Holyrood Palace) at 12 noon. All welcome, just bring some food and drinks to share, as well as a brolly just in case! This event has been posted on the Schoolhouse Facebook group. If you don’t use Facebook, please contact Schoolhouse to indicate …

Introducing the T Team

It has long been a source of frustration to home educators and prospective home educators that accurate information is not being made easily and routinely available to them by local authorities. Many councils have no information on their websites, others have it so deeply buried as to render it invisible, and some even publish inaccurate information which can seriously mislead …

Notice of Schoolhouse Annual General Meeting 2013

This year’s Schoolhouse Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 14th December 2013 at Eighteen & Under, 1 Victoria Road, Dundee DD1 1EL, at 11.30am. The venue is in central Dundee  within easy walking distance of both the railway and bus stations. The Wellgate shopping centre car park is nearby and there is on street metered parking. [Get directions]  Please …