More than 2,500 children have been registered for homeschooling in Kent this year.

A total of 2,615 youngsters are currently taught in their homes, which has increased by almost 13% since April last year, a report written by Kent County Council (KCC) reveals.

This comes just three months after a Freedom of Information request by KentOnline showed the number of homeschooled children had doubled in seven years.

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