Bridgend Home Educators

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Learning
GCSE  Results 2014

GCSE Results 2014

Congratulations to all our young people on their fabulous GCSE results, especially the psychology class who achieved a 100% pass rate at grades A to C! Well done! For the second year running we had an 11 year old passing a GCSE at C or above and a number of success stories from young people...
Astronomy GCSE

Astronomy GCSE

Our Astronomy GCSE classes have begun with a class of 10 young people all eager to learn more about the stars! We love the freedom that home education gives us to follow our interests.
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...