The Portsmouth case was a judicial review brought by local home educators against Portsmouth council. Home educators in Portsmouth were seeking a ruling from a judge that certain actions of the council were not allowed.Continue reading
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Now that the official notes from the Stafford AEHEP meeting last month are supplemented by Tricia Farey’s notes and EO’s notes, the drawbacks – or advantages depending on your perspective – of the Chatham House Rule are becoming apparent, particularly when the meeting involves only a small number of people and their identities have become public knowledge. Continue reading
EDUCATION OTHERWISE REPORT ON AEHEP MEETING 24th April 2015
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Yesterday I had a quick look at a new report from the Department for Education.
I was distressed to read the following:
“Parents of children of compulsory school age (aged between 5 and 15 at the start of the academic year) are, by law, required to ensure that their children receive a suitable education through regular attendance at school.”
What’s missing is “or otherwise.”
Parents are required to ensure that their children receive a suitable education through regular attendance at school or otherwise.
School is not compulsory. Continue reading