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.
On June 27th 2017 the Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill [HL] 2017-19 had its First Reading in the House of Lords. 1 PAGE HANDOUT TO PRINT Continue reading
I have received the following message from Rachel Smith Director of Pastoral and Academic Progress at Macclesfield College:
Telford College of Arts and Technology in Shropshire is looking at offering free courses exclusively for home educated 14-16s, with GCSEs or Functional Skills in ENGLISH and MATHS (and potentially Science and IT)