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.
This is the email I sent yesterday to all schools in Barnsley (except special schools and the PRU)
“I am writing to enquire about the process at your school when a parent notifies you that a child is to be home educated and requests that the child’s name be deleted from the school roll. Continue reading