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Last updated on 3 May 2016
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What makes outstanding alternative provision? We look at best practice advice from the DfE and the NFER. We explain that alternative provision (AP) is inspected by Ofsted under the section 5 handbook, and link to examples of 'outstanding' inspection reports from two AP free schools and a pupil referral unit (PRU).

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  1. Best practice for alternative provision
  2. Research report from the NFER
  3. 'Outstanding' alternative provision: what does Ofsted look for?

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