We are seeking your views on draft statutory guidance to help local authorities identify children not at school and to ensure they are receiving a suitable education.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
21 October 2019
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We are consulting on:

1. Draft statutory guidance to support local authorities to assess the suitability of education provided to children who are;

  • not on any school roll,
  • not in education other than at school (EOTAS), and
  • not receiving a suitable education.  

2. A handbook of advice and information for home educating families or those thinking of home educating.

Consultation documents

Consultation document
, file type: PDF, file size: 477 KB

PDF
477 KB
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Draft statutory guidance for local authorities on home education
, file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

PDF
1 MB
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Draft statutory guidance for local authorities on home education: easy read version
, file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

PDF
1 MB
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Draft handbook for home educators
, file type: PDF, file size: 2 MB

PDF
2 MB
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Draft handbook for home educators: easy read version
, file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

PDF
1 MB
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Integrated impact assessment summary
, file type: PDF, file size: 615 KB

PDF
615 KB
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How to respond

Submit your comments by 21 October 2019, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

The Home Education Guidance Consultation
Pupil Wellbeing Team
Support for Learners Division
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ