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Commissioning alternative provision

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Last updated on 20 December 2016
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What is good practice for schools when commissioning alternative provision (AP)? We look at DfE and Ofsted advice on commissioning AP and ensuring it is effective. You will find information on registration requirements for AP settings, safeguarding, and monitoring and evaluation of the provision.

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Contents

  1. 1 Registration of AP settings
  2. 2 Approved lists of providers
  3. 3 Features of effective AP
  4. 4 Admission and induction
  5. 5 Safeguarding and risk assessment
  6. 6 Communication and information sharing
  7. 7 Setting objectives and monitoring progress
  8. 8 Ending a placement and reintegration
  9. 9 Evaluation

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