School education

Find out about children’s rights to education. Learn about home education and school admissions policies.

Find out what to do about problems at school such as truancy and bullying. Learn how you can get help with school costs, including free school meals, clothing and transport.

This content applies to England

Information on choice of school, schools' admissions policies, exclusions, special educational needs and education outside of school including in the home.

Information on types of schools including schools maintained by the local authority and independent schools.

Information on procedures for dealing with a problem at school including harassment and discrimination, bullying, truancy and exclusion.

Information on free school meals and milk, help with school uniform, transport to school and discretionary grants.