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Elective home education

Educating your child at home

Educating your child at home

Parents have a responsibility to make sure that their child is educated. Most children attend school for their education, but parents have the right to educate their child at home - this is called elective home education (EHE).

Educating your child at home is a big commitment and there is a lot to think about. If you are considering it our guidance below can help you make your decision.

Elective home education policy
Elective home education policy PDF, 323.42 KB, 9 pages


The following brochure provides information and signposting to a wide range of services for home educators.  

Home educators information guide
Home educators information guide PDF, 1.99 MB, 48 pages

All information on this page applies to residents of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea.

If you would like to speak to a Home Education Officer, please call us on 020 7745 6439 or 020 7745 6448 or email us on: [email protected]

Read the Elective Home Education Privacy Notice.

Published: 2 February 2023

Last updated: 2 February 2023