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Out-of-school education settings: registration and inspection

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The government response to the 2015 call for evidence on out-of-school settings.

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We're seeking views on a proposed system for registering and inspecting out-of-school education settings.

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Consultation description

This call for evidence describes a new system for registering and inspecting education settings providing intensive tuition, training or instruction to children outside of school. These settings are often, but not exclusively, supplementary schools and tuition centres.

We are inviting all interested parties, including:

  • education providers
  • local authorities
  • parents and children

to help broaden our evidence base on out-of-school education settings.


Published 26 November 2015
Last updated 10 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added report on the call for evidence conducted November 2015 to January 2016.

  2. Updated email address in response form.

  3. First published.