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Home Schooling


It is the policy of the Lambton Kent District School Board to recognize the right of parents to home school their children in accordance with Section 21(2)(a) of the Education Act, which states that:


A child is excused from attendance at school if,


(a) the child is receiving satisfactory instruction at home or elsewhere.


Implementation Date: September 23, 1998


Revised: October , 2002


Reference: Education Act, Regulation, Administrative Procedures, Home Schooling Policy (pdf); Home Schooling Regulation (pdf)


If a student of compulsory school age is withdrawn from school to have home study, the parent shall notify the Director in writing of their intent to provide home schooling for their child or children.  Please complete and sign the Home School Parent Notification form and forward it to:


Director of Education

Lambton Kent District School Board

200 Wellington Street

Sarnia, ON     N7T 7L2


Page last updated: February 24, 2017