Home Education

Department for Education written question – answered on 19th September 2018.

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Photo of Lord Storey Lord Storey Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Education)

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many children in England were home educated in each of the years (1) 2013–14, (2) 2014–15, (3) 2015–16, and (4) 2016–17.

Photo of Lord Agnew of Oulton Lord Agnew of Oulton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Data on the number of children educated at home are not collected centrally. Local authorities may collect such data, but as there is no obligation upon parents to register children as being educated at home, such data will not be complete.

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