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For latest updates, see News. The consultation on revised home education guidance closed 18.1.24. The new guidance is not ready to be used. It is still at the draft stage. The current guidance remains in force until such time as a final new version is published.

The EdYourself website has information about elective home education as well as other items of interest for home educating parents, including post-16 requirements and state benefits.

I have pages on special educational needs and disability [SEND] with a particular focus on EHCPs where children are not in school.

I am interested in education otherwise than at school [EOTAS] and alternative provision where children or young people are unable to attend school.

I keep an eye on the law relating to unregistered schools since not all schools have to be registered.

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