Tailoring Homeschool & NCEA Workshops with Sophia Sharpe

Two Workshops in Term One:
1) Preparing Your Teen for NCEA with Te Kura
2) Learn How to Homeschool With Confidence

What: Two Workshops for Homeschooling Parents
In term 1, Sophia will be running a two-part series of seminars for parents in weeks 2 – 8, from 25/02.

When: Thursdays 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – from 25/02/21, see dates & options below

Where: HASCA Hub, YMCA (meeting room), 5 Akoranga Drive, Northcote, North Shore

Please note, spaces are limited to 10 only for each workshop. Full details follow.

About Sophia: Sophia Sharpe has been Homeschooling her two sons for 13 years. Her first son is now in his second year at Engineering at AUT. She is still homeschooling her 16-year-old son with NCEA via Te Kura and is looking forward to sharing her encouragement and tips with you. Sophia also runs the homeschooling encouragement Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HomeschoolerHelpNZ/ which is free to join.

Freaking out about NCEA, high-school and how to even begin doing this?

Worrying that your teen didn’t seem to do much last year?

They don’t want to go to school but won’t work at home?

You need to COME TO…

Workshop 1) NCEA with Sophia Sharpe

For parents of teens Year 9 and up who are considering OR already doing NCEA at home.

– Understanding NCEA, Te Kura, NZQA and the rest

– Learn how to make a detailed plan that covers a year of learning

– We’ll also cover the niggling problems such as;

** Does my teen need to sit exams?

** She doesn’t like learning online – what do I do?

** We can’t do Level 1 NCEA with Te Kura because he’s too young for the “free” system?

** Just help me, we don’t know anything

WHEN: Starting Thurs 25th Feb and run over 2 sessions on Thursdays weeks 2 and 3, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

COST $30.00pp (If you would like to bring your teen, they are half price $15). 

Sign up and come away with your plan sorted.

Feeling panicky or unsure of how to actually “do homeschooling”?

Want to make a plan but not sure how to go about it?

Comparing yourself with others and feeling like a failure?


Workshop 2) Learn How to Homeschool with Confidence

For parents of children aged 4-13

– Develop a plan to homeschool the way that suits you best.

– Interactive format so you leave with practical plans and ideas

– We will cover things such as;** What do I do about maths, english and science?

** How much time should I spend each day on homeschooling?

** What should we be covering for his year level? How do I even start?

WHEN: Five sessions starting in March, Weeks 4 through 8, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

COST: $50.00pp


  1. From A-Z: Overview of Our Homeschool and Making a Plan (11/03/21)
  2. Choosing Curriculum Including No Curriculum and What Do I Actually Do Day to Day? (18/03/21)
  3. Doing Maths and Science Well – Ideas and Tips for Ages 5-13 (25/03/21)
  4. English, Reluctant Writers and What to do About Spelling and Grammar (01/04/21)
  5. Preparing Your Child for Highschool and Troubleshooting (08/04/21)

    There is a maximum number of 10 parents for these workshops.


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