Questions UK parents ask about 

home-education:

Q. Can I take my child out of school to educate him/her at home?

A. Yes, the government states that every child of school age must receive an education, but this does not have to be in a school. In the current state of the pandemic, parents/carers have had no other option but to educate their children from home.

Q. Is there funding available to help me with resources/materials?

A. There's no financial funding for elective home education. Again during the Covid 19 pandemic it is the schools responsibility to provide learning materials and resources for your child.

Q. Will I need evidence to prove my child is being educated at home?

A. Not necessarily, it is a parents individual choice to keep records. However, please check with your child's school.

Q. Will I be able to work?

A. This depends strongly on your support network such as family or friends. 

So you want to home-educate?

Did You Know?

'Home Education' does not mean one single way of teaching a child, but is rather a spectrum term that includes many different methods and theories to provide an education that fits your child. As a home educator, you can adapt your teaching to the way your child learns, so that they gain the most from the learning experience. 

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