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Home education other subjects

Child making art photo by Sigmund

Apart from English, maths and science, there are plenty of other important topics to explore with your child. The beauty of home education is that you have so much variety at your fingertips and can curate your own curriculum.

Discover our advice, ideas and support for home educators across topics like geography, music, languages and more. 



Best performance and creative home education resources
Best performance and creative home education resources
Lights, camera, action – the show must go on! Whatever kind of performance your child enjoys, from drama and dance to film-making and puppeteering, we've picked some of the best at-home activities and resources to help them learn new skills and show off their talents. Get ready to clap and cheer as soon as you hear the swish of the curtain!
Child holding the world
Talking to your child about politics
Every child is a future voter, so it's important that they learn about politics. Lucy Dimbylow takes a look at where to begin.
No-budget STEM crafting
No-budget STEM fun at home
At-home science doesn't have to involve expensive special equipment! Primary school teacher and author of the 15-Minute STEM series, Emily Hunt, suggests some brilliant STEM uses for everyday items you'll find in your recycling bin, along with three quick, creative STEM activities your family can try with each of them. Will you make a water xylophone, a ping pong ball run or a hurricane house?
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book gnome
Our Homework Gnome will guide you through the world of history and geography!

Visit the Project Explorer section and meet our friendly Homework Gnome, who can offer your child a fantastic launching pad for learning about history, geography and science topics.

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Home education planning pack

Get your home education journey off to a confident start: find out how to set up your own curriculum, how to write an educational philosophy, how to measure progress and evidence learning, how to keep a learning journal and how to use an academic diary in TheSchoolRun's Home education planning pack (available to subscribers only).

Templates and examples of documents are provided, as well as lots of information and tips from an experienced UK home educator.


daily resource programme

Daily learning programme

Are you looking for daily inspiration to encourage your child’s love of learning? Do you want to develop their knowledge and skills with a structured programme of activities?

Introducing TheSchoolRun’s daily learning programme, suitable for parents of children aged 3-11 (equivalent to school years Nursery to Year 6).

Sign up for the programme and each weekday we’ll send you a bite-size email with easy-to-use ideas and resources to support your child's learning at home.

The programme runs for 6 months and is perfect for parents who have taken their children out of school for a period, those who are setting out on the home education journey or just parents who want daily activities to boost their child’s learning.

Targeted by age/school year, the programme includes a range of activities such as:

- English, maths or science worksheets to download and print.

- Interactive maths tutorials – our digital teacher will explain the method, show you examples and then give you a chance to practise what you've learned.

- Topic-themed learning packs and workbooks to explore.

- Fun activities and games you can do at home to keep your child busy.

Sign up for a FREE trial!