Guidance

Elective home education

Guidance for local authorities and schools about children educated at home.

Documents

Elective home education: revised funding information for local authorities

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Detail

This is for:

  • local authorities
  • schools

It relates to the following legislation:

It details local authorities’ roles, responsibilities and the legislation they need to follow. There is also information on home schooling funding.

See the school attendance guidance for more information about how school attendance codes should be used to record the attendance of pupils. Pupils who are being flexi-schooled should be marked as absent from school during the periods when they are receiving home education.