AmblesideOnline is a free curriculum designed to be as close as possible to the curriculum that Charlotte Mason used in her own PNEU schools. Our goal is to be true to Charlotte Mason's high literary standards. AmblesideOnline uses the highest quality books and costs no more than the cost of texts. The curriculum uses as many free online books as possible, and there is no cost to use this information or join the forum.
Main Curriculum by Year:
Modified Curriculum Options:
Year 3.5, an optional step between Years 3 and 4
Pre-7 for students beginning later to "catch up"
Unofficial Year 12 based on Advisory suggestions for ancient history
AO for Groups, a lightened, streamlined version of AO for co-ops and cottage schools.
Canada Version, Years One to Six
AO-Help Emergency Lesson Plan, a minimalist approach for families in the midst of emergencies or crises.
- Our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) answers many of the questions that come up most often. Start here!
- Our Forum offers many resources and individualized help. We are happy to work with you!
- Our YouTube playlist has helpful video tutorials.