Alternative Provision of Education (APE)

For students who have been excluded from their place of education, we offer an Alternative Provision of Education (APE) to support their educational and social development

Drawing on many years of experience, skills and qualifications of the Youth, Community & Schools Team, across the length and breadth of alternative education we are in a position to offer you and your students a unique holistic approach to tackling exclusions at your School, College or Academy.

As an approved organisation of Warwickshire County Council we support the vision that "every child and young person, including those that are disadvantaged, can access the support they need in order to have the greatest possible opportunity to be the best they can"

Our Alternative Provision of Education (APE) provides a wide range of complementary educational services that support Schools in improving attendance and raising achievement for young people of all ability levels. It also provides wraparound educational opportunities in key skills and personal development, which are in line with the National Curriculum and Every Child Matters guidelines.

Our objectives

Our objectives under the Alternative Provision of Education (APE) is to support the development of the individual excluded student, by:

  • Treating the cause not the symptoms
  • To improve behaviour, attendance and attitude to learning
  • Identify positive destinations for their future
  • Reintegration to School educational progress and attainment
  • Supporting the family of each child

What we cover

NBLT is a diverse and innovative educational provider and delivers expertise and advice for excluded students on subjects such as:

  • healthy living
  • relationship and sex education
  • drug and alcohol awareness
  • careers
  • volunteering
  • sporting education and opportunities

Referrals for excluded students can come from agencies that include: Youth Justice Service, Family Intervention Projects, Social Services, Schools and individual self referrals.

For more information about APE and how to refer a young person onto the scheme, please contact us.