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Cornwall Council - Elective Home Education
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Information on becoming a home educator, support is also offered to home educators via a facebook group. For further information on home educating your child, please visit the link below.

Who to contact

Contact name
Elective Home Education Admin
Contact position
Administrator for EHE
0300 1234 101

Where to go

Elective Home Education
St Austell One Stop Shop
39 Penwinnick Road
St Austell
PL25 5DR

Other details


Age ranges
From 5 years 0 months to 16 years 0 months
Referral required
Referral details

Elective Home Education Co-ordinators provide support and advice to families who have chosen to home educate their children.

Inclusion details

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How we make our service inclusive

All elective home education co-ordinators are able to visit families in venues of their choice. Advice and support can also be given via the telephone or in writing.

Staff SEND experience

All Elective Home Education Co-ordinators are experienced education professionals with a wide variety of experience in SEND fields.

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

Elective Home Education Co-ordinators will provide support and guidance for families who have chosen to return their children to school. however, primarily support is given to those families who are educating outside of the school network.

Support at key transition points

Elective Home Education Co-ordinators will provide advice and support for families at transition points. Common discussions held may be about support from other agencies e.g Careers South West or a child returning to secondary school following a period of home education at primary level. Elective Home Education Co-ordinators can also give advice about exam boards should parents/carers wish to enter their children for formal exams.

Other local or national support

There is support available both locally and nationally for parents who have made the decision to home educate their children.Please refer to the EHE booklet (link on the right hand side of the page) for a list of organisations.

Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

If you wish to comment about any aspect of our work please write to: Elective Home Education Children, Schools and Families Room 38, St Austell One Stop Shop, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell PL25 5DR or

Last updated: 19/03/2015

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