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Home Education

Question for Department for Education

UIN HL3839, tabled on 4 December 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of children who are excluded and subsequently home-schooled.

Answered on

12 December 2017

The department does not collect information on the number of children that are home educated. Parents are not under any duty to register with their local council when they home educate and so there is no reliable basis on which to collect statistics.