Brief Description of The Provision Kibble Education and Care Centre[1] is a social enterprise situated in Paisley. Among the services provided are open residential and secure care, fostering and day education for upwards of 100 young people aged between 5 and 24. At the time of our visit, 22 young people attend during the day […]

Brief Description of The Provision Jamie’s Farm is in Wiltshire. It can take groups of students from anywhere in the country, depending on how far the school is prepared to transport the young people (this is the responsibility of the school). Typically Jamie’s Farm are commissioned by schools to provide a week-long residential (Monday to […]

Brief Description of The Provision The Inclusion Support Base (ISB) in North Lanarkshire is part of the continuum of educational provision offered by the local authority (LA). It supports young people who are disengaging from mainstream school, both in school settings and away from mainstream school settings. Content and Delivery ISB provide three main services […]

Brief Description The Hawkswood group includes several AP provisions – KS4 therapeutic provision, a primary PRU and a complex secondary PRU. The group also commission, broker and quality assure the LA-approved AP providers in the borough, which include: Waltham Forest College DV8 College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London Leyton Construction Skills Centre This […]

Brief Description of The Provision In January 2012 Everton Free School (EFS) was one of several football clubs encouraged by the Department for Education to apply to open a free school. They were successful in their application, which was put forward through the Everton Trust, who oversee Everton’s work in the community. The go-ahead was […]

Brief Description of The Provision DV8 is part of the Hawkswood group which commissions, broker and quality assure alternative provision in their borough. Schools pool money to pay for this service. It is however an independent company which began life managing and staging events. The DV8 training centre is a small community centre building situated […]

Brief Description of The Provision Core is an organisation that has a long history (17 years) of providing ‘wrap-around’ packages for young people in foster care. This includes providing foster carers, but also therapy, and educational support for the young people. Core moved into alternative education only recently; they have been providers of AP for […]