Home education mentioned in new consultation document.
Home educated pupils
80. The Government also proposes to introduce a scheme allowing local authorities to claim for funding for pupils educated at home where services are provided to these pupils. This might include giving them access to school facilities or paying the entry fees for exams sat at school. The proposal would allow local authorities to claim for 10% of a unit of funding for home educated pupils in order to provide these services. This is consistent with the recommendations of the Badman Report.
Consultation with full document can be found here.
I won’t have time to read and digest this properly til tonight, but I’m dropping it here now so that if ppl have thoughts to share they can, preferably on the blog so I can find them!