Welcome to the HEdNI website.

This is your window to the wealth of information, fun, and support available from the network of home educating families in Northern Ireland.

HEdNI is an inclusive group, welcoming those of all backgrounds, religious beliefs, races and cultures. We do not promote any one method of home-educating; rather we support the right of all families to choose for themselves what suits them best.

Latest News

Forest School

Our young people have been enjoying forest school sessions with their families. The organiser has very kindly gave us a preview of their regular sessions.  “The Bushcraft forest school is a session out in the mountain fresh air that has many benefits for children of all ages.  Once at the car park there is an unpaved path that leads to the forest with a small shallow river that runs along side it.

Creative writing - telling stories

Some of our members recently started to get together for creative writing and story telling sessions.  The organiser has has detailed their sessions together below!  A very exciting opportunity for our young people to find new ways to express themselves.  “We recently had another great Telling Stories – Creative ‘Writing’ and Storytelling session. Our theme was characterisation and also a little bit about the process of ‘show, don’t tell’ – which is part of the theme for our...