Alternative Provision

All students have different learning styles and Alternative Provision is aimed at students who prefer a more hands on approach to learning. At the end of Year 9 students will choose their options and be given the chance to enter a vocational based learning programme.

Alternative provision

The green pathway is designed to support the learning of students in a smaller environment. This allows them to receive more 1-1 support within their lessons.
As part of this pathway students also follow a cumputer programme helping them develop fundamental English, maths and ICT skills needed to function in the modern world. This supports students to improve their skills, increase their confidence and fulfil their potential.

First Rung

First Rung is dedicated to providing innovative and high quality learning and employment opportunities to support young people achieve success and fulfil their potential.They provide functional Skills learning in English, Maths and ICT with employability skills and a range of level 1 vocational options to offer an enhanced curriculum, bringing learning to life.


Students working with Building1Zone are enrolled onto the Pearson BTEC Level 1 in Construction course. The course gives students the opportunity of developing their DIY skills or possibly provide a platform to assist in selecting a career path.