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LOCAL INFORMATION

5.6.2.L2 
Home education / Education Other Than At School

 

Extent:        Jersey
Updated:     April 2017

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Words you may need to know

 

Education - the giving and receiving of knowledge through teaching and learning, especially at a school or similar institution

Quality – standard;  how good something is

Assessed - examined or judged

Satisfactory - acceptable

 

Educating a child at home

 

Parents have a right to educate their child(ren) other than at school as long as the quality of the education is assessed by the States of Jersey Education Department as being satisfactory.

 

The education may be delivered by the parent(s) or by a suitable qualified teacher.

 

More information can be found here:

 

https://www.gov.je/education/schools/childlearning/pages/homeschooling.aspx