A few “veteran” home ed parents, some with grown-up children, are kindly offering to chat at this informal library meetup with other parents who’d like their advice. This is for parents newly home educating or seriously considering it, or people who’ve been home edding for a while & would like to confer with someone more experienced. (Not for people with a purely professional interest.)
Date: Thursday 19 October 2017.
Time: 1pm to 3.30pm.
Age range: All ages welcome. While the parents are chatting, children & young people can browse in the library, play on the park, try the nearby skate park etc. Southglade Leisure centre is on the same site, inc swimming pool with flume.
Venue: Southglade Park Library, Bestwood, Nottingham, NG5 5GU.
Area: The library is on Southglade Park, on the number 16 brown line bus route (also not far from 15, 17, 79, 89, threes, 141 – see travel info below). It’s about 3½ miles north of the city centre, just east of the Hucknall Road.
Booking: No need to book.
Due to the high number of new home educators and others asking for information or support, four of the admin team [of the Nottingham/Notts home ed Facebook group] are going to be available to try to answer questions and offer advice where needed.
We will be at Southglade Park Library. There will be access to the public library, there is a play park and skate park in the same area. We look forward to meeting you. The Admin Team. 🙂
Map showing Southglade Park Library:
Nearest bus stop: “Padstow Road“, on the 16 route, Brown Line. It’s near the gate to the park, and the library is about 200 yards away.
“Gorse Court” bus stop is about 900 yards away, on the Hucknall Road, and the number 17, Brown Line, stops there, before turning off to the west.
Trams: Bulwell tram stop is about a mile to the west. You’d need to be on a Hucknall tram. Tram information.
Parking: Car parking is available at the Southglade Park site.
Access: Access info not available yet, but from photos it looks as though the whole building is on one floor. Will update if we find out more.