The purpose of the Alternative Provision Team is to extend the provision available to best meet the needs of individual students. We are able to provide high quality alternative provision placements in a variety of educational settings as well as tuition that is tailored around the individual student. Our aim is to support our students in accessing a package of education that will best allow them to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence that will enable them to become more successful within education and wider society. Please use the links below for more information on each of our current providers.
Our Alternative Provision Providers
Mr Iain Smith
This is a small alternative provision department based within their own area at the main college. They have a very experienced team of staff that are dedicated to providing an excellent standard of education and support to all their school age students. Alongside GCSE English and Mathematics, students will also study qualifications in Sports, Public Services, IT, and Work Skills. Students are also able to select a vocational option to study that can include Motor Vehicle Studies, Health and Social Care, Barbering, Hair and Beauty, Plumbing, Joinery, Electrical and Fabrication and Welding.
A very well established provision that seeks to engage students with a particular interest in motor vehicle studies. JAMES combines excellent practical and teaching facilities with an experienced pastoral team to support each individual learner. Alongside the motor vehicle studies qualification students will also attend lessons in English, Mathematics and IT.
A small alternative provision that offers practical, hands on education based around motor vehicle and bicycle maintenance. Alongside a recognised qualification in motor vehicle studies, students will also receive one-one tuition there in English and Mathematics from a qualified teacher. Being attached to a working garage means that students will also have the opportunity to undertake work experience placements there.