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Supporting your child's school journey

Last updated: 10 May 2023
My School Journey

8. Other education providers

Many people go to school, but this isn't the case for every child and young person. There are many different types of education.

Elective Home Education

Elective Home Education is when a parent or carer decides to provide Home Education for their child.


Colleges are mostly focused on the 16 to 18-year-olds phase of education and provide vocational and academic courses. Some colleges also provide full-time study at key stage 4.

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