Frequently Asked Questions: School - home schooling
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School - home schooling FAQs
The number and type of studying that a home schooled child undertakes is completely up to the child and/or his or her family or home tutor. This means that it is likely that no home school education will be exactly like any other - each parent/carer or tutor will choose to teach their child or student in a different way, focusing on different topics of interest, emphasising some subjects over others, perhaps, and organising the home tutoring and learning routine in a personal way.
In short, there are no subjects that a parent/carer or tutor is required to teach: home schooling comes under the Education Act provision for 'education otherwise' - parents have to ensure their children receive an education, but the nature of that education is not specified. So for most home tutoring families there will not be an average day of learning or timetable of subjects.