Taking your child out of school to be taught at home is an important decision and there are many reasons why families decide to do this. We have advised families through each stage, offering experienced insight into the advantages and disadvantages which homeschooling often brings. Ultimately your child’s health and happiness is of upmost importance to us, so if we really feel homeschooling is not the best option we will be sure to voice our concerns.
Homeschooling does bring many advantages; it opens up the possibility of broadening a child’s learning as there is no longer the need to rigidly follow the national curriculum if desired. Thus, making them more flexible to discover opportunities in art, music and sport that might otherwise have been held back in a school environment. Some children are also naturally gifted and are outperforming the pace of the school curriculum, in this case homeschooling really can cultivate that talent which might have been suppressed at school. Some students also struggle at school due to the innate pressures of that environment, be it socially or a lack of support from teachers. Being at home in a relaxed atmosphere can really allow the child’s confidence to build and unlock their real potential.
Another key advantage is that our homeschooling tutors will quickly adapt their teaching methods to suit your child, allowing them to learn at their own speed. If a child grasps a concept quickly, they can progress to the more challenging concepts. Being in a one-to-one environment also allows more content to be covered in a shorter period of time and anything that is not understood will be revisited until the student has really grasped and digested that piece of learning. Children are far more likely to ask parents or a trusted tutor questions or say they do not understand something than putting their hand up in a traditional classroom-based environment. This can lead to interactive learning and highlights any areas that might need more attention, thus allowing the child to build their confidence in an area that might have been neglected in mainstream education.
The additional flexibility that home schooling allows can help to create an enjoyable lifestyle for your family. Our tutors are able to travel with you anywhere in the world so if you need to take a long vacation or a business trip you can rest assured that your child’s learning will continue to flourish. We also help many families with permanent international residential placements, so please do contact us if this is of interest to you.
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