Councils report rise in number of home-educated children with complex needs

Nina Jacobs
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Increasing numbers of young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) or those known to children’s services are not attending mainstream school and being educated at home, a report has found.

Around 78,800 children and young people were home educated at some point during the 2018/19 academic year. Image: Adobe Stock
Around 78,800 children and young people were home educated at some point during the 2018/19 academic year. Image: Adobe Stock

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