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It details local authorities’ roles, responsibilities and the legislation they need to follow. It also includes information on home schooling funding.
Read 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.
'Elective home education: guidance for local authorities' and 'Elective home education: guidance for parents' replaces 'Home education guidelines for local authorities'. The funding information remains unchanged.