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14+ Free GCSEs City and Islington College from 2019

Home education 14-16 funding details here http://edyourself.org/articles/14-16collegeFAQ.php

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City & Islington College in London (CANDI) will be piloting a free, part-time, 2 year course for home educated children (14+) from September 2019.

The course will run 3 days a week at their Angel campus (Angel tube, Zone 1, Northern Line).

The pilot is now in the design phase, so if you are interested in a place for your child, please complete this survey to register your interest and contribute to the final subject selection. The link is repeated below.

Subjects:

GCSE English Language

GCSE Maths

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Another subject or subjects, TBC. At this point, it looks likely to be a BTEC (Level 2) in ICT (Information & Creative Technology) with digital projects in partnership with a major tech company (TBD). However, there may be an opportunity to change this, or add an additional elective subject depending on interest. NB the children will be timetabled as a group, so…

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Free Courses for Home Educated 15 year olds at South Essex College

NEW FOR 2018: South Essex College is offering free 1 year AQA English and Maths GCSE courses (or Functional Skills) for home ed 15-16 year olds (Y11) with the added opportunity for 2 hour taster sessions in different vocational subjects throughout the year.

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Background Information Lord Soley’s Home Education Bill

 

Here is some background information regarding Lord Soley’s Home Education Bill as set out in this FOI  from Hertfordshire CC, including correspondence from AEHEP in April 2017 and notes from the meeting with Lord Soley and others at the House of Lords in October 2017.

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Ofsted inspection home education quotes Dec 2017 – Jan 2018

Home education quotes in Ofsted inspection reports (children’s services safeguarding December 2017 to January 2018, 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)

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