Home Education

Department for Education written question – answered on 20th July 2016.

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Photo of Mark Pawsey Mark Pawsey Conservative, Rugby

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children in each local authority area (a) are being home-schooled and (b) were being home-schooled in each of the last five years for which data is available.

Photo of Edward Timpson Edward Timpson Minister of State (Education)

This data is not collected centrally. Although some local authorities operate voluntary registration schemes, there is no legal obligation for the registration of home educated children.

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