Elective Home Education (EHE)If you are a parent considering home-based education for your child, you should carefully consider the commitment you are making. However, we appreciate that home based education is valid for certain children.

If you are thinking about education outside of the school system

We have produced:

The parental guide will help to:

  • Address some of the key questions about home education
  • Offer a fair and balanced view, explaining the possible advantages and disadvantages of home education
  • Provide help in planning the curriculum and learning opportunities for your child


All enquiries relating to Elective Home Education should be made to:

Email: attendanceservice@newcastle.gov.uk

Phone: 0191 277 4500

Write to us:

Access and Attendance Service
Newcastle City Council
Room 225 Civic Centre
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne

Useful information to consider:

Page last updated: 
28 November 2017
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