Home education report
Parents have a duty to provide an education suitable for the age, ability, aptitude and any special educational needs that a home educated child may have. When meeting a family or looking at reports provided, evidence is looked at in this light.
The following guidance is given to families when they are asked to present evidence of home education.
- The reason why you have chosen to educate your child at home and your approach to home education.
How does your child spend their day:
- the number of hours a day / week you are available to help your child
- the resources you are using
- any tutors used, or classes your child attends
- other people who support your child’s learning
- the sorts of activities your child has been engaged in
- social activity with other children.
Measure progress, are your methods and resources achieving your aims:
- examples of progress made across a number of subjects/skills over recent months
- evidence of the level at which your child is working in Maths & English
- plans for entering your child for qualifications
- qualifications/achievements gained
- plans for the future.
How does the education you provide help your child to develop:
- communication skills
- observation and awareness skills
- problem solving and thinking skills
- creative and imaginative skills
- literacy and numeracy skills
- physical, personal and social skills.
Ways to provide evidence in your report:
- original work or photocopies of the originals
- photographs (do not include photographs of any other children)
- musical and sporting achievements (certificates).