This latest report from UK think tank, the Centre for Social Justice looks at a more integrated system of AP and mainstream schools.
Children in Alternative Provision (AP) are some of our most vulnerable. The education available to them should be of equal if not better quality than for children in mainstream schools. An effective education system must support the most disadvantaged pupils to access the same broad curriculum and educational opportunities as their peers. We are therefore calling on the government to replicate successful models where AP schools are supporting mainstream schools with behaviour, and mainstream schools are supporting AP schools to provide an aspirational curriculum for all children by publishing templates of good local systems of AP and establishing an AP system improvement fund.Read Full Report