Introduction

We appreciate and respect the right of parents to home educate their children and will work with families in a supportive and open manner to make sure that children remain safe, happy and receive a suitable education.

This page provides useful information to prospective and current home educating families across Somerset. In June 2016 there were approximately 667 home educated children in Somerset.

Everyone involved has responsibilities in home education whether they are parents, schools or the local authority, and you can read more about those responsibilities in this document.