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.

Financial Reason to get an EHCP for College

This is the explanation I have recently received about 16-18 college funding for students with special educational needs and disabilities. I am passing this on in the hope that it will explain the financial benefit to having an Education Health and Care Plan [EHCP] *   Continue reading

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Schools Week Article on Home Education July 2017

Schools Week has published an article about home education. It doesn’t mention unmet special educational needs; the issue of local authorities’ lack of power over academies; the threshold and eligibility for alternative provision; parents home educating while waiting for a place at a preferred school; or coerced deregistration.

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Timescale for Home Education Bill 2017

A new  Home Education Bill had its First Reading in the House of Lords on June 27th 2017. I explained in the last blog post what this means and I now want to look in more detail at the TIMESCALE for this Bill moving forwards. Continue reading