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Alternative Provision

We work with the following organisations to provide alternative provision for our students. For more information, please use the menu on the right hand side. 

Auto Skills

Auto Skills (Reading) C.I.C. (formerly known as 'Skidz'),  specialises in providing Motor Mechanics training to young people in and around the town of Reading.

BCA – Animal Care

BCA can provide schools with the opportunity to partner in specialist 14-16 programmes. They offer students in year 10 and 11 the opportunity to study a college course alongside their existing GCSE subjects at school. A 14-16 programme in partnership with the school.


Heroes Berkshire is a Therapeutic Learning Centre and Animal Farm, where children can attend to learn about animals.

Just Around the Corner

JAC offer a programme of different activities working with a mentor alongside horses, small animals, pottery, arts and crafts, carpentry, horticulture, cookery, welding and more.

Path Hill

Path Hill Outdoors provides a comprehensive range of activities and adventures aimed at school children. It introduces them to the marvels and challenges of the great outdoors.

Reading Kicks

RAP Reading alternative provision is a part-time or full-time programme for young people aged 6-18 who have found  mainstream school difficult.

SATRO Construction

The SATRO Mobile Construction Classrooms provide everything needed for students to achieve a BTEC Level 1 Construction Qualification. 


TLG Reading is run as a partnership between The Gate and TLG The Education Charity, focusing on the needs of those who are struggling in school.