Elective home education

What is Elective Home Education?

Elective Home Education (EHE) is the term used by the Department for Education (DfE) to describe parental decisions to provide education for their children at home instead of sending them to school.

Children can be educated outside of school in two main circumstances:

Considering home education

If you are considering home education for your child, please read our Policy and guidance notes carefully and the latest Department for Education advice for parents.

If after reading the policy and guidance notes, you do not think EHE is right for your child, you may wish to explore the following options: 

Coronavirus guidance

Please see the latest guidance on coronavirus and vaccinations for school aged children on our Coronavirus dashboard.

Contact us

If you would like to discuss EHE further with a member of the team please contact us:

EHE Team

Elective Home Education Support to Schools Service
County Hall
West Bridgford

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