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Flexi schooling

Information for headteachers to dissemnate to governors, parents and carers.

There is no explicit guidance on flexi-schooling. The following information is taken from guidance papers where flexi-schooling is referenced.

These include elective home education guidance (2019) and school admissions code (2014).

The guidance explains what flexi-schooling is, parents'duties regarding education, how a request for flexi-schooling could be made, what parents, carers, Headteachers and governors need to consider and how an agreement could be drawn up.

It provides guidance for what happens if flexi-schooling is not working out and sources for further information.

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Last updated: 30 Sep 2021