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Scottish withdrawal letter

Use this Scottish withdrawal letter template to request consent to remove your child from school, to start Home Education. Please remember to include information about your plans.

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

Your name and address.

Date

Local Authority name and 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 exercise 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 home education 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