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Elective home education

Elective Home Education (EHE) is when a parent or carer decides to teach their child at home.

Parents and Carers have a legal duty to ensure that their child is included in appropriate full-time education. The majority of children and young people in Cheshire West and Chester attend one of their local schools but we respect that, for a number of different reasons, some people decide to educate their children at home.

Electing to educate your child at home is a major responsibility for you and your family. You will be solely responsible for all aspects of your child’s education and there will be many factors to consider.

Further information

For further information please contact the Elective Home Education team.

  • Telephone: 01606 275819 or 01606 275007


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