P-06-1160 Require local Welsh exam centres to accept home-educated students for public exams



This petition was submitted by Claire Woolley, having collected a total of 393 signatures.


Text of Petition:                     

Home-educated students need guaranteed access to suitable local examination centres at affordable prices, enabling them to have the same rights and access to qualifications as every other child in Wales.





This petition was considered completed by the Petitions Committee at its meeting on 24/01/2022.


The Committee noted that the Minister’s letter sets out exam arrangements for 2022, the intention to build better relationships with Elective Home Education families, and the funding which is being provided to Local Authorities to support families. In light of the positive response from the Minister, Members agreed to thank the petitioner and close the petition.


Full details of the consideration of this petition by the Committee and related documents can be seen on the Meetings tab above.

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 16/07/2021.



Senedd Constituency and Region

  • Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
  • Mid and West Wales


Further information



Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 09/07/2021