TAS is an independent school founded in May 2007 for all those young people who are not engaging with mainstream education. We are a DfE registered and approved independent school with current Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management Ofsted report.

Our Campuses

TAS Accrington & Rossendale

Our Accrington & Rossendale campus provides education from KS1 – KS4, specialising in respite, assessment and transitioning young people to their next stage…

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TAS Blackpool & Fylde

Specialising in long term high needs provision, our education plans to meet a wide range of young people’s needs…

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TAS Pendle

Based in the picturesque town of Barnoldswick, TAS Pendle specialises in using outdoor education to engage pupils with high needs and SEN from KS3 & KS4…

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TAS Vocational Centre, Blackpool

Our newest centre is TAS Vocational Centre in Blackpool, specialising in vocational studies and respite for KS4 pupils…

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An alternative to mainstream school where you can still obtain qualifications but without all the daily obstacles that seem to make your school life difficult.

TAS offers a whole host of education packages to suit a variety of needs. We specialise in providing an alternative approach to education which is pupil centred.

We have been recognised throughout the years for our work, and were recently proud finalists of the Not for Profit business category in the Lancashire Business Awards.

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Please email us on info@thealternativeschool.co.uk.