Home schooling

Educating your child at home

Parents have a responsibility to make sure that their child is educated. Most children attend school for their education, some parents choose to educate their child at home and this is called elective home education (EHE).

Educating your child at home is a big commitment and there's a lot to think about. If you are considering it our guidance may help you make your decision.

Educating your child at home - Information for parents [PDF 699 KB]

For any further information, advice or guidance about choosing to educate your child at home please contact Blackpool Council's head of access and inclusion directly on 01253 476713 or 01253 476712 or email: electivehomeeducation@blackpool.gov.uk

We have put together a number of publications that may be able to help you.

Blackpool Council elective home education policy [PDF 475 KB]

Elective Home Education - Guidelines for local authorities [PDF 187KB]