WELCOME TO ED YOURSELF, HOME EDUCATION CONSULTANCY
This website is the work of Fiona Nicholson. Fiona has given evidence to Government Committees and can provide you with a clear up-to-date analysis of the key areas of elective home education practice and policy plus education otherwise than at registered schools in England and Wales. Fiona works closely with HEAS (the Home Education Advisory Service) and was previously a Trustee and Policy Chair at Education Otherwise (2007-10)
new web page January 2023
Schools Bill Update
Portsmouth Judicial Review
decision explained November 2021
Upper Tribunal Win
EOTAS in EHCP where school must NOT be named
Wales Drops Proposals
re new guidance and database
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Parents duties + local authorities duties
The Schools Bill [compulsory registration] has been dropped ...
My page on the guidance covers monitoring; education being suitable to the individual child; children missing education; deschooling; the section 7 requirements (age, ability, aptitude and special needs); literacy and numeracy; informal style of home education; parent choosing how to present information; progress; home visits; when to serve a formal notice as first step towards School Attendance Order; safeguarding powers ...
Section 436A - what CME guidance says about home education ...
Local authorities duties under s 19 and s 42 ...
There is government funding for home educated young people aged 14-16 to attend college part-time ...
Starting page for home education and special needs ...