LEAP Dates for 2024

Happy New Year! As we embark on another year of homeschooling, we hope you have had a great start to the year and are ready for all the exciting things that are being planned by our committee. Whether you are a long-term home educator, just starting out, or somewhere in between we hope we have something […]

A Family Fun Day To Celebrate Saani

Join us for an afternoon of family fun in memory of the marvellous Saani Bennetts. There will be games & activities, and a chance to catch up and remember our crazy wonderful Saani.

Chairperson’s Report – HEWA AGM 2023  

Well, another year has flown by!  This one has been both challenging, and seen significant progress back towards what we used to think of as “normal”! We have, of course, still been sorely missing our beloved Saani. It has been over a year since her untimely passing, but we still have community members looking out for […]

LEAP Excursions

LEAP is now also offering monthly EXCURSIONS. The link for 20 July – EXCURSION to Construction Futures Centre (Belmont) Thu 20 July LEAP EXCURSION to Construction Futures Centre in Belmont EXCURSION to Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (Lesmurdie)  Fri 4 August LEAP EXCURSION to Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilition Centre in Lesmurdie If you would like more information, please contact […]

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 […]

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. […]

Student Services

SCSA (School Curriculum & Standards Authority) has developed new curriculum support materials which home educators can access to further enhance the learning opportunities for our children. The resources are available on the Extranet on the SCSA website. Extranet The Extranet is SCSA’s secure area for teachers to access materials and resources to support them in their […]

Report Impact of COVID-19 on Home Education May 2020

In April 2020, HEWA developed a survey to ascertain the impact of COVID-19 on WA’s currently home-educating families. Specifically, we wanted to find out: How COVID-19 was impacting their home-education plans for their children How COVID-19 was impacting their access to resources The impact of COVID-19 on the health and wellbeing on their families Their […]