Looking Back - Online Schooling Then and Now

Many people think that internet schooling is a new branch of education, but it has been around for some time. Our Year 5 teacher Hannah Buchannan attended an internet school for some of her school life and has written up some of her experiences for us: When my younger brother asked if he could home school for Year 7, instead of traditional secondary school, and my parents agreed, our whole aspect on schooling changed as a family....

Out and About: Dovedale IGCSE Geography Field Trip

At the end of August, five students, their parents and Bridgette Barrett - their Net School Geography teacher - met up in Dovedale, the Peak District for a day of geography fieldwork. The students either have already or will be studying river environments as part of their IGCSE course. During the day they had the opportunity to wade in the River Dove, taking a range of measurements – width, depth, velocity – so that back...