Alternative provision and pupil referral units

Statutory guidance for local authorities and other alternative provision providers (AP). Dealing with children with special educational needs.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Alternative provision
  2. SEND: guide for schools and alternative provision settings
  3. Alternative provision census 2016: guide for LAs and AP providers
See more guidance and regulation in this topic

News and communications

  1. Alternative provision: progress made, but more still to be done
  2. Alternative provision: overhaul to fix ‘broken system’ and improve standards
  3. Academy freedoms for pupil referral units
  4. First special and alternative provision free schools given the green light
See more news and communications in this topic

Research and statistics

  1. Investigative research into alternative provision
  2. Alternative provision market analysis
  3. Tri-borough alternative provision residence project
  4. Alternative provision: effective practice and post-16 transition
  5. Alternative school provision: findings of a three year survey
See more research and statistics in this topic

Policy papers and consultations

  1. Alternative provision: response to the select committee report
  2. Alternative provision: vision and reform
  3. Working with external groups: managing poor behaviour
  4. Alternative provision academy changes attitudes to learning
  5. Improving alternative provision: impact assessment
See more policy papers and consultations in this topic