Home Education

If a parent chooses to electively home educate their child, they are responsible for ensuring they receive suitable education.

Under Section 437(1) of the Education Act 1996, local authorities shall intervene if it appears that parents are not providing a suitable education.

Torfaen have a home education officer who provides advice and guidance on Home education policy and procedures.

Referral Route

Telephone/email directly for advice and support

Contact Details

ALN Link Officer – Looked After Children and Home Education

Kate Evans
Tel: 01495 742527
Email: kate.evans@torfaen.gov.uk 

Last Modified: 09/02/2022
For more information contact:

Inclusion Service

Tel: 01495 766929 or 01495 766968

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