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Home Education

Volume 502: debated on Monday 7 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children of school age are registered as receiving home education in each education authority in (a) Wales and (b) England. (304661)

There are no registration arrangements for children receiving home education in England so we do not hold this information. The total number of electively home educated children known to the 74 local authorities that provided a response to Graham Badman's supplementary data request in September can be found at

Home education in Wales is a matter for the Welsh Assembly Government.