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Scotland Homeschooling


Schoolhouse Home Education Association
A source of information for parents/carers and young people who are starting out on the home-education path, as well as those who are contemplating the idea or who just want to know more. We hope it will also provide reassurance to all families, that home education is alive and kicking in Scotland.

Legal Information

Home Education Guidance
Guidance to parents and local authorities on home education. Updated 2021.

Children Educated at Home : Information for Parents/Guardians
Living in Glascow: Parents/guardians are within their rights to make a request to educate their child at home rather have them taught at one of the local authority schools.

Support Groups

Ayrshire Home Educators

“A group to allow Home Educators in and around Ayrshire to get to know each other and organize activities. Anybody is welcome to use this page to post articles that interest them, regardless of educational philosophy. Home educators are diverse in their approach to both learning and life. You can post on the page regardless of the educational philosophy of the piece you are posting.”

Central Scotland Home Education Network

“Closed group for home educators and those who are considering home educating.”

Edinburgh and Beyond Home Education Online Network

“EBHE is a private, moderated network for families with any age of children – from under fives thinking about home education, to teenagers. Some families have always home educated, others have taken their children out of school at some point.”

Fife Home Educators

Home educating in Fife, Scotland.

Glasgow Home Education Groups

“Anybody is welcome to use this page to post articles that interest them, regardless of educational philosophy. Home educators in Glasgow are diverse, some use curriculums, some autonomously school, some unschool for all aspects of their life. You can post on the page regardless of educational philosophy of the piece you are posting.”

Home Education/ Schooling Aberdeenshire (and Aberdeen

“This group is solely for those in Aberdeen/shire and surrounding areas or who visit often. It is for arranging meet ups locally and for peer support. If you aren’t close to the areas mentioned above, and won’t be coming to visit you can join Home Education UK and find out about groups near you.”

Home Education Scotland 

“We aim to make Scotland the best place to be home educated by offering information and support to families who have chosen home education for their children or are considering this option. We also work to ensure that professionals working with children and families have access to information, training and research.”

Home Education Support Scotland (Scottish Home Education Forum)

“This is a closed discussion group and peer support network for home educators and others with a demonstrable interest in home education in Scotland.”

North Of Scotland Home Educators (NOSHED)

“NOSHEd is an informal network for home educating families in northern Scotland. Membership is open to anyone who is actively home educating. We provide a means for families to meet for educational and social purposes.”

Perth Home Education (Scotland)

“If it is not clear where you are from or if you show as e.g. in another country please get in touch. Home educators from nearby areas or those visiting from further away are very welcome.”

Tayside Home Education

“A group for Home Educators based in Tayside.”

Do you know of other resources for home education in Scotland? Let me know in the comments below so I can get them added or send me a message on our contact form.

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