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

A workshop with Oxford Island

We spent a wonderful , inspiring, and educational day at Oxford Island , Lough Neagh.     We had an engaging presentation on the history and geography of Lough Neagh. We were also told about the animals, insects , fish and birds that live there.     We were introduced to habitats and food chains. We were also shown how birds and animals can have visible differences and features depending on their diet , where they live or their gender with the aid of some real life models (...

Jumping Clay & Seascope Lobster Hatchery

A group of Hedni children had a lovely visit to Seascope lobster hatchery in kilkeel.  We got to see and hold starfish, prawns, crabs, terrapins and of course a big blue lobster.    We then painted some lovely fish followed by a snack and a wee break. Then a lovely lady from Jumping clay came and guided us step by step how to make our own octopus from air dry clay which we then got to take home.    The staff are always so friendly and accommodating and we can’t wait to...