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Home Education South West
Supporting home educating families since 2008
Home Education SW
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Local HE Groups
Home Education Centre  - a voluntary group developed and run by home educating parents, meeting in modern village hall near Ilminster.  It is a learning centre and meeting place for families from a diverse  range of social and cultural backgrounds to share skills, advice and  support.

Home Educators Yeovil - small friendly group, bringing families together for fun activities  in the Yeovil area. Invite only, please get in touch for more details.  Fridays 10am - 2pm, all ages welcome.

Taunton Home Education group - Regular meetings and events in Taunton with lots of classes for HE kids running including; art, cookery, drama, Lego, science & tennis. Click website link for info, advice & publications. Group has facebook group and can also be contacted by email or Tel 07473 119425

Wellington -  Contact Debbi for support, by clicking the link

Taunton/Oake area -informal meetings at Oake Village Hall on 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month  (depending on holidays and availability of hall, so always check first  before setting out), in term-time,  12.30 - 2.30 p.m., plus occasional  outings to museums, walks, etc.
For info, please contact Maggie by clicking the link or on 01984 624651

WAM "Wells and Mendip Home Education Group"
We meet weekly for home educated school age kids, run by parents,  providing exciting and stimulating projects and activities encouraging  urchins into self discovery!  For Wells and surrounding areas. 01749 675176

Wrington Social group - every Thursday in Wrington, North Somerset (at the Sports &  Social club)  from 11-3pm for social meet, but with activities and  projects with a weekly theme, also big outside space.  For more details  contact alwinder(at)

Paulton HE group - we meet every Friday morning 10am - 12midday at Paulton scout &  guide hall, term time. We have a different topic every half term.  Session is £4 per family, we do craft activities, play games, storytime  etc. please bring a snack to share. Phone Laura on 07972329828 or Jam  on 07759927616 for further info.

Bath Home Education - A forum for everyone in Bath & NE Somerset who is home-educating their children or seriously thinking about it.

HE Social Group, Yeovil - For resource exchange & idea swap. Children's activities are available, but the emphasis is on parent contact and exchange of ideas, while the children have free interaction with others. Wednesdays 12-1.30pm at St James' Church room, Yeovil. Click link to email.
Facebook groups
Bristol Home Education (BHE) - A group for Home Educators or those thinking of Home Educating who live in Bristol (UK) and the surrounding area.

Wells, Glastonbury and surrounding areas Home Education - a family friendly place for people who live in (or regularly visit) the Wells/ Glastonbury area who are home educating their children.

Bath Home Education - for home educators in Bath to support each other and share information.

Teen Film Club / Teen Meet Ups - Chard;  Weekly Teen Meet up for 11+yrs  Film, games, crafts and chat

Science in Taunton - home education science sessions facilitated by Fun Science

Bridgwater Home Education - facebook group

Burnham-On-Sea & Surrounding Areas Home Education/Flexi Schooling - group full of craft and home school ideas for all ages

East Huntspill Home Ed Monthly Meet - this page can be used to discuss the group , plan activities and as a general chat page. Group meets on the first Friday of every month at east huntspill church hall (this is the small hall down church lane behind the church)

Home Education in Frome & Villages - group for home educating parents in the Frome area to make friends, share ideas.

West Somerset Home Education Group - for home-educating families and people who are interested in home educating in the West Somerset area

Shepton Mallet Home Education Group - for families who home educate (including part time) in the surrounding areas near to Shepton Mallet.

Clevedon Home Education group - for families in and around Clevedon, North Somerset

Somerset HE Co-op Thursday Meet-up - meet on a Thursday afternoon near Martock, to share and participate in group activities. Also lots of days out, workshops and trips planned by group members throughout the year.

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