Author Archives: Fiona Nicholson

About Fiona Nicholson

I'm an independent home education consultant, having previously home educated my son Theo. Based in Sheffield but often down in London.

Upper Tribunal Case, Leaving Section I Blank

This is a case I won at the Upper Tribunal in September 2021, NN V Cheshire East Council (SEN): [2021] UKUT 220 (AAC) . It concerns education otherwise than at school [EOTAS] where it is not intended that the child will actually attend school but a school is nevertheless named on the EHCP whether that is for funding purposes or because the LA thinks it is better in some way to be attached to a school or for a school to manage the provision.

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Correspondence various LAs Lord Soley Home Education Bill

Here are some discussions between Lord Soley and various local authority officers September to December 2017, derived from this FOI

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