Elective home education

There are a number of very important legal issues to consider if you are thinking about educating your child at home.

You can find more information from:

Department for Education (DfE)

GOV.UK has a lot of useful information on all aspects of learning and the National Curriculum.

In Derbyshire

Orlinda Dias 
Email: Orlinda.Dias@derbyshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01629 532803

Voluntary organisations giving information and advice

Education Otherwise

Education Otherwise has a significant amount of information including book lists, legal information, publications, online discussion forums and support groups for parents. Most of the information can be downloaded.

Telephone: 0845 478 6345 - gives details of volunteers willing to take enquiries. Normal national telephone charges

Education Otherwise 
PO Box 3761 

Home Education Advisory Service

The Home Education Advisory Service has practical background information on "Getting Started".

Telephone: 01707 371854

PO Box 98 
Welwyn Garden City 

HE Special UK

HE Special UK has subscription links to contact other families of children with SEN. Lists of articles and resources available.

Home Education

Home Education UK has Articles, books and background information.

ACE (Advisory Centre for Education)

ACE Education has Advice about legal aspects of education, publish useful information sheet.

Telephone: 020 73548318