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SHEN – Sydney Home Education Network



Helps you find and meet other Sydney home educator families, events and activites.

Important Notice: Our annual membership fee will increase from $20 to $23 starting August 1, 2024.

who we are

A non-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers, providing an online platform for Sydney-based home educators to connect with each other through activities, meet ups and events.

Membership to SHEN provides the opportunity to subsidise annual sports carnivals and events to the Opera House run by its volunteers.


  • manage your account
  • add an event
  • view your events calendar
  • access resources
  • connect with social groups

not a member?

Membership to SHEN allows us to subsidise sports carnivals and Opera House events run by our volunteers.

Benefit of membership include:

  • Discounted tickets to SHEN annual sports carnivals (athletics and swimming) and SHEN-run Opera House events.
  • Term newsletter with upcoming activities and events. Get all your news in one place!
  • Upload and share your event to members on the Event Calendar. 
  • Use our organisation to get group discounts for activities usually reserved for school groups.
  • Advertise your homeschool business or activity.
  • All for ONLY $20 PER YEAR! ($23 per year as of the 1st Aug 24)

Members can upload their events on the SHEN calendar to invite other members to participate, as well as, access resources uploaded by others and SHEN. Community pages provides an overview of how to connect with other homeschoolers. We are always looking for volunteers, if you can help, get in touch!

Posts on recent home education news and events. SHEN subsidises sports carnivals and Opera House events however, these are volunteer run, so if you don’t see anything upcoming, feel free to put your hand up.