Corporate report

Review of elective home education in England

This publication was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

This review aims to ensure that home-educated children are safe and receive a suitable education.



The review was conducted using structured interviews with a range of stakeholders, including home educating parents and children, visits to local authorities and home education groups.

The review was further informed by a literature review and consideration of practice and legislation in other countries.