Application for Home Tuition for Pupils with a Significant Medical Condition – Form HTMED 1 for 2023/2024 School Year

Published date01 June 2023
IssuerDepartment of Education
2023/2024 HTMED1
Form - HTMED1
Application for Home Tuition for 2023/2024 school year
for students with a significant medical condition
Please read the following information carefully in conjunction with Circular 0024/2023 before
completing the application form. The circular can be viewed at
The purpose of the Home Tuition Grant Scheme is to provide funding towards the provision of a
compensatory educational service for students with a significant medical condition, or school phobia
and/or associated depression/anxiety, which has caused, and is likely to continue to cause major
disruption to school attendance.
The preferred approach is that children are educated in school settings where children may have
access to fully qualified teachers, individualised education programmes, special needs assistants,
school curriculum with the option, where possible and appropriate, of full or partial integration and
interaction with student peers. Accordingly, home tuition is provided as an interim measure only and
should not be regarded as an optional alternative to a school placement
Important Notice
No tuition should take place until written confirmation of tutor/s sanction has been issued to you by the
Department and payment will not be made in respect of any tuition delivered prior to the approved
The closing date for receipt of applications for the 2023/2024 school year is as follows;
Post-Primary students 12th April 2024
Primary students 10th May 2024
The following periods will not be covered for payment for any student availing of the Home Tuition
Grant Scheme:
October 2023 mid-term break: Monday 30th October 2023 to Friday 03rd November 2023 inclusive.
Christmas 2023: Monday 25th December 2023 to Friday 08th January 2024 inclusive.
February 2024 mid-term break: Monday 12th February 2024 to Friday 16th February 2024 inclusive.
Easter 2024: Monday 25th March 2024 to Friday 05thApril 2024 inclusive.
Bank Holidays: All bank holidays which fall within the school year
Home Tuition should reflect the school day and be provided between (9am 6pm). Home Tuition should
not take place during school holidays, bank holidays and weekends.
*Applications received for the current year on previous years’ application form will be returned.

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