Attendance

Vulnerable Pupil’s Panel

The Vulnerable Pupils Panel (VPP), is a multi-agency partnership whose aim is to ensure Children and young people have equality of access to high quality mainstream education and have the same opportunities to achieve and succeed through all their steps in education and effectively prepare them for adulthood whatever their starting point. Additionally, the partnership identifies support […]

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Sutton’s Graduated Response

Sutton’s Graduated Response provides a multi-agency framework, that supports working together to meet social, emotional, and metal health needs of a child or young person to prevent exclusion and to promote inclusion. Aims Include: The Graduated Response supports schools to ensure that all reasonable steps are being taken to provide support and intervention. If you would like […]

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Educational resources

We have listed below a range of online organisations and resources that can support you with home education. Please let us know if you are aware of other resources or information that may benefit other families that we can include here. Sutton’s Local Offer has a wealth of information advice and guidance about services and provision […]

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The Law relating to EHE

The government’s aim is to ensure all children and young people receive world-class education which allows them to reach their potential, and live a more fulfilled life regardless of background, in a safe environment. Educating children at home, works well when it is a positive choice and carried out with proper regard for the needs […]

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Health and Safeguarding

As a service acting on behalf of the London Borough of Sutton, we are committed to protecting and safeguarding children and young people and ensuring that children and families can access help and support when they need it most. Health and immunisations Health information, checks and immunisation are available for electively home educated children via […]

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Reporting and Safeguarding

As a service acting on behalf of the London Borough of Sutton, we are committed to protecting and safeguarding children and young people and ensuring that children and families can access help and support when they need it most. Local Authorities have the same safeguarding responsibilities for children educated at home that they would for […]

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Children looked after and EHE

DfE Statutory Guidance makes clear that the Virtual School Head Teacher is the educational advocate for children looked after just as parents are to other children. Children that are looked after cannot be electively home educated without the agreement of the Local Authority (via the Virtual School Head Teacher) as Corporate Parent for that child. Local […]

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EHE process

Cognus recognises that home education is a key aspect of parental choice. EHE is equal, in law, to education provided in school. Our processes are designed to be supportive and non-intrusive whilst enabling Cognus to carry out is statutory duties.  Registering EHE  When a notification is received that a child(ren) are have chosen EHE, Cognus […]

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