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Scotland Withdrawal Letter

Withdrawal Letter, Scotland.
Mainstream Schools Only.

SEND TO THE LOCAL AUTHORITY/DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION WITH YOU PLANS FOR THE EDUCATIONAL PROVISION.

Your Name

Your Address

 

Local Authority Name

Address

Dear Director of Education

 

Re – (Child’s name – date of birth – )

 

It is after very careful consideration and discussion that we have now decided to ask for consent to withdraw (child’s name) from the roll of (school name) as we wish to excercise our legal right to Home Educate them in accordance with section 30 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980.

We have enclosed information about the proposed education plans and provision and expect that this is adequate information to support our request.

 

We therefore ask that the Local Authority consent to withdraw (child’s name).  We will ensure that our son /daughter is provided with an efficient full-time education suitable to his/her age, ability, aptitude and to any special educational needs.

 

Yours sincerely

 

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