About Zara Walker

Zara is a mother-juggler, mum of three and master of none. Working from home for the last 10 years as a freelance writer and social media manager, with a healthy helping of blogging on the side. Her eldest daughter is home educated and middle one is in primary school - making education a hot topic of discussion. Zara works with a Women’s Organisation in Birmingham and will often be found clutching a coffee and asking Siri to google cute cat photos.

Author Zara Walker

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Education Round-up: Allocated places & nature

March has arrived and with it the buzz of allocated secondary school places. We are making the move from home education to secondary school in September, and are very excited. Although we are aware that many families will have been disappointed with the decisions made, so our first stop this month is… The Appeal Process This […]

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Education Round-up: Languages, STEM & frogs

We are back with a jam-packed edition of the education round-up, while January was filled with rain it also saw the start of a bright new year, my middle daughter visited a toy museum to learn about toys from the Victorian era. My eldest who is home educated started taking a deeper dive into coding, […]

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Education Round-up: From France to phonics

We are racing into the last few schooling weeks of this year. Christmas parties, plays, and Christmas jumper days – festive and lovely. We recently had a parents evening, and I love hearing about what my daughter does in school, isn’t it fascinating what they get up to? This round- up we head to France, […]

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Education Round-up: Settling in & asking questions

September was a lovely month, little ones going into school full-time, families starting their home education journeys. As for the bigger kids? Away to college or 6th form they went – wow, time flies. October is where it all falls in to place, routine are perfected, lunch boxes are whipped up in a jiffy, Hallowe’en […]

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Education Round-up: Goodbye September

Welcome to the October Education Round-up! It feels a bit like the summer came and went in the blink of an eye, the school uniform prep, getting home education plans in order and the millions of ‘uniform in front of the door’ photos splattered our social media happened so quickly. We are gradually getting back […]

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