Decision - Elective Home Education in Brighton and Hove

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Elective Home Education in Brighton and Hove

Decision Maker: Children, Young People & Skills Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report provides an update for the committee on the scale of elective home education in the city and the reasons why families make that choice. Alongside details of how families are supported and young people safeguarded.


RESOLVED: That the Committee –


      i.         Noted the information regarding the number of home educated children and how this reflects the regional and national position.

     ii.         Noted the Council’s process to safeguard children and young people who are Electively Home Educated and the mechanisms to engage positively with the EHE community in the city.


Report author: Richard Barker

Publication date: 17/01/2023

Date of decision: 09/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 09/01/2023 - Children, Young People & Skills Committee

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