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Though education is compulsory in the UK for children between the ages of five and sixteen, school is not. Many families prefer to educate their children otherwise than at school, and it is their right under UK law to do so. Home educating families do…
Area:
National
Telephone:
08454 786345
Website:
www.educationotherwise.net
Address
PO Box 3761, Swindon,  SN2 9GT
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We report directly to Parliament and we are independent and impartial. We inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all…
Area:
National
Telephone:
03001 231231
E-mail:
enquiries@ofsted.gov.uk
Website:
www.ofsted.gov.uk
Address
Ofsted Piccadilly Gate,  Manchester,  M1 2WD
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is an independent statutory body with the responsibility to encourage equality and diversity, eliminate unlawful discrimination, and protect and promote the human rights of everyone in Britain. The Commission enforces equality legislation on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage…
Area:
National
Telephone:
08088 000082
Mobile: 08088 000084
Website:
www.equalityhumanrights.com
BIBIC (British Institue for Brain Injured Children) - National charity that offers assessments for children with developmental difficulties from 6 months to eighteen years of age. Our therapists complete the assessments over a two day period which concludes with an individualised therapy programme that is…
Area:
National
Telephone:
01458 253344
E-mail:
info@bibic.org.uk
Website:
www.bibic.org.uk
Address
Old Kelways Somerton Road,  Langport,  Somerset,  TA10 9SJ
The National Literacy Trust is a national charity dedicated to raising literacy levels in the UK. We work to improve the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the UK's most disadvantaged communities, where up to 40 per cent of people have literacy problems. Our…
Area:
National
Telephone:
02075 871842
E-mail:
contact@literacytrust.org.uk
Website:
www.literacytrust.org.uk
Address
68, London,  SW8 1RL
The HEAS is a national home education charity based in the United Kingdom. It is dedicated to the provision of advice and practical support for families who wish to educate their children at home in preference to sending them to school. HEAS offers information for…
Area:
National
Telephone:
01707 371854
Fax: 01707 338467
E-mail:
enquiries@heas.org.uk
Website:
www.heas.org.uk
Address
P O Box 98,  Welwyn Garden City,  Herts,  AL8 6AN
The Hyperactive Children's Support Group is a registered charity which has been successfully helping Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and hyperactive children and their families for over 35 years. Our specialism is advocating a dietary approach to the problem of hyperactivity.
Area:
National
Telephone:
01243 539966
E-mail:
hacsg@hacsg.org.uk
Website:
www.hacsg.org.uk
Address
71 Whyke Lane, Chichester,  West Sussex,  PO19 7PD
National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS), the only registered charity in the UK working for people with ankylosing spondylitis, their families and their medical teams. Support, education and information about managing the social and medical aspects of Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Area:
National
Telephone:
02087 411515
E-mail:
admin@nass.co.uk
Website:
www.nass.co.uk
Address
4 Albion Court, Hammersmith,  London,  W6 0QT
Epilepsy Action is the UK’s leading epilepsy organisation and exists to improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition. As a member-led association, we are led by and represent people with epilepsy, their friends, families and healthcare professionals. Epilepsy can affect anyone at any…
Area:
National
Telephone:
08088 005050
Fax: 01133 910300
E-mail:
epilepsy@epilepsy.org.uk
Website:
www.epilepsy.org.uk
Address
New Anstey House Gate Way Drive,  Yeadon,  Leeds,  LS19 7XY
The Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study. To qualify you must be aged under 20 years at the start of your course. The scheme is available for publicly-funded courses in England. This includes courses in: Schools, 6th forms in…
Area:
National
Telephone:
08001 218989
Mobile: 08009 176048
E-mail:
c2l@efalearnersupport.co.uk
Website:
www.gov.uk/.../care-to-learn
Address
Freepost RSHC-XEXS-TGXE Learner Support Service,  Darlington,  DL1 4WD