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.

Register Home Educated Children Wales?

On January 4th 2018 Wales Online reported    that “Parents home educating their children in Wales will have to join a register”

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Kent CC Correspondence Lord Soley’s Home Education Bill

Here are some emails to and from Kent County Council regarding Lord Soley’s Home Education Bill covering the period 6 October 2017 to 17 November 2017. FOI LINK  Continue reading

Ofsted inspection home education quotes Sep – Dec 2017

Home education quotes in Ofsted inspection reports (children’s services safeguarding) September to December 2017, representing the last in the cycle of Single Inspection Framework [SIF] inspections.

Click here for Ofsted guidance to inspectors about home education.  (Many inspection reports do not appear to follow this guidance)

NB from 2018 Ofsted will switch to a new inspection system, ILACS, which is explained here.

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