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Home Schooling Resources

The Department of Education and Training's Guide to Home Schooling in Victoria (doc - 406kb) outlines the education services and support available to families home schooling their children.

Key learning areas  Prep - Year 10

As a home schooling parent, it is your responsibility to ensure that your child receives a 'regular and efficient instruction' that, as a whole, substantially addresses the 8 key learning areas:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences (including physics, chemistry and biology)
  • Humanities and social sciences (including history, geography, economics, business, civics and citizenship)
  • The arts
  • Languages
  • Health and physical education
  • Information and communication technology and design and technology.

Parents applying to register a child for home schooling can access curriculum and related resources:

Home schooled children may also enrol with the Victorian School of Languages for instruction in languages other than English.

Years 11 and 12

The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) cannot be delivered via home schooling.

A list of senior secondary education providers is available on the State Register

Select 'Advanced search criteria' and Qualification type 'Senior secondary’.

For more information about senior secondary curriculum and assessment programs, see the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority website.