Home schooling

Home schooling (or home education) is an alternative to attending formal school.

Usually children are taught by their parents at home, but learning in small groups or the use of paid tutors may also be included. Parents may choose this option because they do not trust the ethos of the formal schooling system, don't believe their children will thrive academically in that system, or for moral, philosophical or religious reasons. Curricula and teaching styles vary very widely.