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Elective Home Education

Elective Home Education (EHE) is the term used to describe a parent’s decision to educate their child from home, instead of sending them to school.

EHE is different to home tuition or education provided by a local authority other than at a school.

Rutland County Council’s Elective Home Education Guidance aims to support parents, schools and other agencies with an interest in elective home education.

Flexi-schooling provides children with a full time education although not all of it will occur in school. It can be a temporary or permanent arrangement and may be requested for a wide variety of reasons. 

The Council have also answered some Frequently Asked Questions about EHE.

Home Education Support Groups in Rutland

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