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Our school blog keeps the My Online Schooling community in the know. Keep up to date with our regular blog posts which cover interesting topics month to month!

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Teaching Children From Home: Simple Ways to Keep Them Learning during Lockdown

Ok, so we’re back to online learning for children and classes from home. But it’s not the end of the world, and children need to learn, and a computer and Zoom classes can be just as enriching as the classroom. It’s up to parents and teachers alike to persevere and

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Adobe Spark x Wakelet - Digital Design Skills Workshops & Competition

At My Online Schooling, we know that the future is digital. Digital skills are already central to so many industries, which is why we think it’s so important that today’s young people are given opportunities to learn and develop these fundamental skills to set them in good stead for

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Homeschooling in Thailand: what you need to know

Homeschooling in Thailand can be a daunting prospect, particularly if you’re an expat family that is new to the country, or if you’re new to homeschooling in general. In this blog, we’ll go through everything you need to know about homeschooling in Thailand, whether you’re a local or expat family.

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Introducing our new MOVE, BREATHE, RELAX classes

We’re excited to introduce our new MOVE, BREATHE, RELAX classes! These sessions are the latest addition to our growing Learning & Wellbeing Support Hub which is currently available to all of our My Online Schooling UK pupils.

With all of us spending a lot more time at

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Racism, history and shaping a better future

a guest blog by My Online Schooling parent, Phil Oligario What is racism?

Racism is a form of bullying and intimidation driven by fear. The Britain I arrived in of the 80’s was not what it is now. At the time, all ethnic minorities were misunderstood and often derided. It

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Black History & Genealogy – six degrees of separation

How much do you know about your family’s history? This week’s blog is a guest post about Black history and genealogy, written by My Online Schooling parent Shamayah Marcellin. Shamayah shares her fascinating journey to discovering her family’s ancestral roots.

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Why we should read more books by Black writers

by Alison Evans, My Online Schooling English Teacher

2020 has so far been a year in which it is easy to feel powerless, especially when it comes to the idea of racial injustice. The events in America that sparked the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement could make us feel that not

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Celebrating Black History Month in school and at home

What is Black History Month?

October is Black History Month here in the UK. We celebrate Black History Month (BHM) across the country to not only challenge racism, but to further the cause of greater recognition of, and education on the important historical events and people that are often overlooked

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International GCSE languages - why study them?

If your child has enjoyed learning languages in Key Stage 3, taking a language in Year 10 is the logical next step. Pearson Edexcel International GCSE languages courses are a fantastic option. In this blog, we’ll explain what these courses involve, and the benefits of studying languages at this

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Creative learning with Dekko Comics - Q&A

The beauty of creative learning is that it can take so many different forms, depending on the learner. Last week, we had the pleasure of having Rossie Stone, creator and founder of Dekko Comics, give a talk at our school assembly. As a young person who struggled academically, drawing

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