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Dec

Spirit Filled Education

“I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever…He shall teach you all things.” John 14:16, 26 Bible-based. Character-building. Christ-centred. These oft-repeated phrases are always on the tip of our tongues when describing the mission of Biblical education and particularly, the Accelerated Christian Education programme. …

19
Dec

Light in the Darkness

“I am the light of the world, He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.” As we approach another Christmas time, you may be aware of the number of homes that will be especially illuminated, which interestingly seems to increase year by year! Maybe an attempt to cover …

19
Dec

Conversing at Christmas

Question to a 7-year-old: Do you know what Christmas is about? Child’s answer: Christmas is Jesus’ birthday, so we all get presents. Question: Why do WE get the presents? Child’s response: He’s already got everything! Good answer! However, there is more to it than that. No one can blame children if they miss the point …

1
Nov

Promoting Pre-Teens

As well as developing academic skills, it is widely agreed that students should be given a well-rounded education. This could include developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as nurturing the discovery and growth of their God-given gifts in areas such as music, the arts, and sport. This is, perhaps, particularly important in the …

10
Oct

Getting Them Out…

…to university • Aim to fulfill the Advanced certificate through ICCE and make sure the student completes ALL the work required by ICCE and follows ALL the regulations. • Don’t  leave submission until the last minute. ICCE has a runway of 6 weeks to process results. • Before signing up to UCAS, have a good …

3
Oct

The Missing Pillar of The Church

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work. 2 Tim 3:16-17 If you Google ‘Pillars of Christian faith,’ you will find that you come up with dozens of different search results. …

21
Sep

Order From Chaos

Some people love home educating with ACE because they ARE organised, and so they love the routine. Others love ACE because they are NOT organised and need some structure to keep them on track! Whichever camp you fall into, having discipline and order will help your home run smoothly. Use chore charts, rotas and goal …

12
Sep

No Other Name

“There is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 This remarkable exclamation of the Apostle Peter is even more meaningful as our theme for the year given the timing and location of its delivery. The scene: Peter and John are before the Sanhedrin, on trial for …

1
Sep

ATTITUDES that ENABLE

The new school year can be an exciting prospect for both student and teacher — a fresh start, which brings with it crisp unmarked report sheets, shiny unused stationary, and a hope that this year, all goals will be met and progress smooth. Yes, this is a great way to start things, but to have …

14
Aug

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking is the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment. As children learn how to think, they go through six steps: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation. When they can do all six, they can be said to be critical thinkers. This six-step process is built into …

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