LEAP Playgroup

In addition to the incursions for the Kindy-Yr2, Yrs 3-6 and Yrs 7-9 groups, we will now offer LEAP Homeschool PLAYGROUP for ages 0-6.   The playgroup will be held in the Children’s Area at Yangebup Community Centre, 20 Swallow Drive, Yangebup. It will be open 9:30-13:30 on the monthly incursion days. There will be plenty of opportunity for the children […]

LEAP Incursion Days are on the Move!  

For many years LEAP classes were offered at the Leisurelife Centre, in East Victoria Park. More recently the incursion days have also been based there. However, the facility recently advised that one of our regular rooms would no longer be available after 1 July. One of the other rooms is also scheduled for renovation. This […]

HEWA Annual General Meeting 2023

It’s that time of year again when we hold our AGM. We are a committee of 5 who are actively home-educating our children (some juggling working commitments in there too) who are all passionate about home education and ensuring that our rights to do so continue. This year’s AGM will be held via video conference […]

Perth Zoo

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We aim to connect people with nature, inspire in people a passion for conservation and provide links and practical means [here at the Zoo and beyond our borders] for individuals to become involved in conservation. We role-model environmental sustainability and promote ways that our visitors can contribute to conservation by creating a learning environment and […]

WA Museums

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The Western Australian Museum is the State’s premier cultural organisation, housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection. For over 120 years the Museum has been making the State’s natural and social heritage accessible and engaging through research, exhibitions and public programs. Today, the Museum has seven public locations across our State – and a Collections and Research […]

Skwirk

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Skwirk helps busy home educators cover the Australian curriculum whilst fostering independent learning and recording student progress. Skwirk is easy to navigate through subject, topic and chapter and can be used as an integrated program for six key subject areas or as a springboard for further discussion and revision. https://www.skwirk.com.au/home-educators#pricing_table    

Khan Academy

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Free, world-class, personalised learning for anyone, anywhere. Focuses on maths and science but also has courses in English, humanities, arts, economics and thinking skills. https://www.khanacademy.org/

Australian History Mysteries

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The Australian History Mysteries case studies are designed to stimulate students’ interest in and engagement with aspects of their history, landscape and heritage, and to develop the skills needed in pursuing historical studies. They are relevant to Australian Curriculum : HASS/History with its emphasis on inquiry learning and historical skills development.  Each case study contains a wide […]

Duo Lingo

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Learning with Duolingo is a fun, free, and effective way to learn another language. With quick, bite-sized lessons, you’ll earn points and unlock new levels while gaining real-world communication skills. https://www.duolingo.com/

Advice on the use of Moderator Templates

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Recently, a number of home-educating families expressed concern that moderators were saying they were required to complete the moderator report template prior to their moderator meeting. HEWA sought clarification from the Department of Education. We were informed that during Covid restrictions in 2020, some moderators started sending the templates to home educators to guide discussions. […]