Alternative pathways directory

Alternative pathways providers

Apricot online

A provider of live, online education in Functional Skills, GCSEs, iGCSEs, and A Levels

Big Creative Education

Specialists in digital media, gaming, music, event management, marketing and PR, performing arts and fashion design

Boxing Academy

High quality education for some of the most hard-to-reach young people realised through the discipline, ethos and culture of boxing

BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College

A comprehensive sixth form college offering courses in a wide range of subjects at all levels

Caramel Rock

An educational and creative arts charity committed to developing the next generation of creatives

City and Islington College

Providing an opportunity to grow knowledge and skills in an exciting learning environment, taught by staff who are specialists in their field

College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

A vocational further education college offering a range of courses in Enfield and Tottenham


Experience Connected Youth – a unique personalised programme including work based training, work experience and development

Footsteps Trust

Footsteps provides alternative education through an academic curriculum boasting a bouquet of 6 GCSEs

Inspire! Inspired Directions School

Alternative provision for high needs students struggling to access mainstream education

London Skills for Growth

A charity working with young people to achieve skills and qualifications needed to progress into full term employment

New City College

Offering courses at all levels with industry standard facilities

South Quay College

Developing the skills and confidence of young people to progress into sustained education and employment

The Complete Works Independent School

Offering a broad and balanced curriculum to advance education through creative means

The School at Hackney City Farm

Providing education in a farm environment supporting each student’s academic, physical and emotional development through a variety of courses and activities

Wac Arts College

Using arts and media education to turn young peoples' lives around

Westminster Kingsway College

Offering accredited alternative education provision for Key Stage Four (years 10 and 11) in King’s Cross