Bridgend Home Educators

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Learning
Lifeboat station visit

Lifeboat station visit

Looking forward to visiting the lifeboat station in Porthcawl on July 11th!
Claire Cawte

Claire Cawte

On July 9th we are delighted to be welcoming textile artist Claire Cawte to our group to share her work and story with us. Claire is one of a number of business people who generously give up their time to inspire the next generation of young entrepreneurs via Big Idea Wales.
Arts Award

Arts Award

We are looking forward to a series of workshops with David Pitt, The Crowman who is coming to work with us for our Bronze Arts Award. We’re going to be making masks, shadow puppets and sounds. We love the Arts Award because there is something in it for everyone. Anyone can take part, whether they...
Good luck!

Good luck!

58 exams, 15 different subjects….. BHE members are working hard! We wish all our members and everyone who is currently taking GCSE exams lots and lots of luck!
World Book Night, April 23rd

World Book Night, April 23rd

On April 23rd we celebrated world book night by giving away copies of “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” and “Geezer Girls” which were generously given to us by The Reading Agency. We also held a ‘name that book’ game and made our own bookmarks.
Biology

Biology

Well done to all┬áthe students who sat their Biology exam with BHE – we are proud of you!
Geology lessons

Geology lessons

Our geology lessons are coming to an end soon as we’re getting ready for the exams. This week one of our class brought in these brilliant things for us to look at. We’ve really caught the geology bug and will be sorry when our course ends.
Our bushcraft days!

Our bushcraft days!

Our bushcraft day was so popular that we had to run it twice! Thanks to Emma at the Coity Walia Biodiversity Enhancement project and the staff at Cwm Tawel, our group had two amazing days of fun. From building camp fires and cooking over them to making clay faces and wood cookies, we had a...
Our geology field trip.....

Our geology field trip…..

….was bracing! Our geology group went to Sully and Dunraven Bay on our first field trip and we found fossils and dinosaur footprints, as well as lots of rocks in the wild! It was very cold but a pub lunch warmed us up and the sunset was worth the trip.
Our First Science Experiment.....

Our First Science Experiment…..

Our budding engineers managed to successfully build strong bridges to support the intrepid eggs on their journeys from chair to chair…. No eggs were harmed in this science project! Eggcellent.