Wokingham has just been inspected by Ofsted. The overall grade is “requires improvement”
The local authority maintains a list of children and young people who are electively home educated (EHE). Currently, 77 young people are EHE. Appropriate agencies checks are completed to identify any concerns. To date, 57 children and young people have been visited at home to ensure the appropriateness of their education. There are plans in place to visit the remaining 20 children. A very small minority of EHE children are known to children’s social care. Nine children have started or resumed mainstream education because of the constructive support provided by the local authority.
Ofsted published guidance on home education for inspectors earlier in the year. This is what Ofsted told its inspectors