Policy paper

Regulating independent schools

How we regulate and intervene in independent schools, and details of when we take legal action against unregistered schools.



Information on the government’s policy on:

  • regulating and intervening in independent schools
  • when and why we take legal action against independent schools that aren’t registered
Published 19 January 2016
Last updated 14 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Unregistered independent schools and out of school settings' document.
  2. First published.