In this section you will find our FAQs, including the ‘old chestnuts’ that home educators are asked time and time again, along with links to our published research, briefings, presentations and recommended reading.

You will also find signposting to Local Authority policies (which may or may not reflect the law or statutory guidance), advice on how to prepare an outline of home education provision, and a list of home education and other useful groups.

Our GIRFEC Files include chronologies of significant events on the state-paved path to ‘hellbeing’, as well as links to home education related Scottish Parliament activity. 

For more on data protection and legal opinions, please refer to our Legal section