The Alternative School Group is the parent of a collection of independent schools. We were founded in May 2007 for all those young people who are not engaging with mainstream education. We are a DfE registered (DfE Registration number 888/6113) and approved independent school with current Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management Ofsted report and ISI full compliance report 2021.
TAS St James School in Burnley
Providing education from KS1 – KS4, specialising in respite, assessment & transitioning pupils to their next stage.
TAS Blackpool & The Fylde School
Specialising in long term high needs provision, our education plans to meet a wide range of young people’s needs.
TAS Barnoldswick School
Specialising in using outdoor education & Forest School to engage pupils with high needs and SEN from KS3 & KS4.
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.
The Alternative School offers a whole host of education packages to suit a variety of needs. We specialise in providing an alternative approach to education that is pupil-centred.
We have been recognised throughout the years for our work and have been proud finalists of the Not for Profit business category in the Lancashire Business Awards.