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An evidence based review of the risks to children and young people who are educated at home Final Report by the National Independent Safeguarding Board of Wales

Impact: Health & Welfare Impacts

Description of impact

Bhopal, K., & Myers, M. (2016). Marginal groups in marginal times: Gypsy and Traveller parents and home education in England, UK. British Educational Research Journal, 42(1), 5-20. used in report.

Narrative

The death of Dylan Seabridge in December 2011 raised questions about whether existing safeguarding mechanisms are sufficient for children who are home educated. This review was commissioned by the National Independent Safeguarding Board in February 2017 to explore possible risks in relation to safeguarding, health and well-being for children and young people who are educated at home.

Category of impact

  • Health & Welfare Impacts

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