Updated Guidance on Elective Home Education – what does it mean for us? part one

On 2 April 2019, the Department for Education published their updated Elective Home Education Guidance. The two Guidance documents – one for Local Authorities, and one for parents – make for heavy reading compared to the previous Guidance, at 45 pages 24 pages respectively. The overall tone of the document for Local Authorities is quite … Read more

Skipping School – Children’s Commissioner’s Report

After several quiet months, waiting for updates on the EHE Guidance, and Lord Soley’s Bill losing some traction (thanks to Brexit!), the report by Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, released today, newspaper articles last week, and the prospect of Channel 4’s Dispatches program to be screened tonight, will no doubt stir up a fresh storm around home … Read more