Homeschool Figures “Staggering”
A UK teacher openly admits to wanting to stamp out homeschooling.
Shocking figures revealed this week show that a staggering number of parents in Lancashire are now opting to educate their children at home.
Some 567 children in the county are being taught at home, an 800 per cent rise in five years, rising from 61 in 2003.
The figures released under the freedom of information act show that 38 of those were from just one Preston school.
At City of Preston High School in Ribbleton, 38 children were taken out over a period of 12 months.
Head teacher Christopher Meldrum declined to speak to The Citizen but told Channel 4 News that he did not support home schooling and wanted to stamp it out. Read more…