1.Please provide the total number of children known to you as being electively home educated in your local authority on the final day of each of the following academic years (a) 2017/2018 (b) 2016/2017 (c) 2015/2016 (d) 2014/2015 (e) 2013/2014
2. Please provide the number of pupils de-registered from school to be electively home educated broken down as follows:
a) Total number
b) Categorised in to: (i) children with no known SEN (ii) children with SEN (with and without EHCPs or statement of SEN plans)
We do not hold this information.
c) Categorised in to children deregistering from (i) local authority maintained schools (including but not limited to faith schools, free schools, city technology colleges, state boarding schools) and (ii) academies?
Please provide this data for each of the following academic years 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015 and 2013/2014.
2017-18: (i) LA maintained schools: 266 (ii) Academies 356
2016-17: (i) LA maintained schools: 272 (ii) Academies 193
Data not held for 2015/16, 2014/15 & 2013/14.
3. Please state, in order of most to least common, the top 5 reasons given by parents/carers for choosing to home educate their child, as captured in the 2017/2018 academic year?
Dissatisfaction with school environment
Social and emotional health issues
4. How many full-time equivalent roles in your local authority (directly employed or contracted) are dedicated to dealing with elective home education?
Please provide this data for the end of each of the following academic years 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015 and 2013/2014.
3 FTE for each of the above years.
5. In the academic year 2017/2018 how many students were registered to be attending (a) local authority maintained schools (including but not limited to faith schools, free schools, city technology colleges, state boarding schools) and (b) academies?
Please refer to answer to Q2c above.