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 the following.

Department for Education (DfE)

The Department for Education 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
Tel: 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.

Tel: 0300 1245690

email: enquires@educationotherwise.org

Education Otherwise
61 Bridge Street

Home Education Advisory Service

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

email: enquiries@heas.org.uk

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.