Elective home education

Parents have a legal responsibility and a duty to make sure their child is educated. Most parents and carers choose to send their children to school, but school is not compulsory - you have the right to to educate your children at home.

This is called elective home education (EHE).

For full details of the regulations around home education and the points to consider when deciding if home education is right for you and your child, see GOV.UK - elective home education.

For any further questions about home education, you can contact our Elective Home Education team or call us on 01270 375255.

The Cheshire East Council named contact for EHE is Sally Ashworth, Team Manager for the Attendance and Children out of School service.