I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act. I am seeking responses to the questions outlined below:
1. Please state the total number of children home schooled (for part or all of the year) in your council area in each of the following school years: 2014-15, 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.
2. For each year above, please provide all statistical information held relating to the home schooled children such as a breakdown of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, SEN status and the reason for home schooling, if recorded.
The answers to questions 1 and 2 can be found in the facts and figures section of the website below:
3. Please send a copy or a link to any policy you have on home education.
Please see the attached documentation available via the link below: