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We had our very first moderator visit today. I wasn’t really concerned about the program we are using, but more about having the house in some kind of tidy before he came. Everything went really well. He was very impressed by our English programme and commented that Eli was at about a late year 3 level of reading!!! I was quite amazed at that though he did start reading at a young age. The moderator didn’t make any comments on how we could improve our range of activities, which I thought a bit odd. I was quite surprised at how smoothly the whole meeting went. Our moderator was very supportive of our areas of natural learning in science and society and environment. It was nice to have someone say that it is okay to not plan much in these areas, but to enhance natural curiosity and interest. All in all, a great ‘official’ beginning to our home education journey.

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