Education Committee

Alternative provision inquiry

Inquiry status: open

The Committee publishes its Fifth Report of Session 2017-19, Forgotten children: alternative provision and the scandal of ever increasing exclusions, at 00.01 on Wednesday 25 July 2018.

Scope of the inquiry

The Education Committee is considering the following issues:

  • Routes into alternative provision.
  • The quality of teaching in alternative provision (including pupil referral units);
  • Educational outcomes and destinations of students;
  • Safety, accommodation, and provision of resources for students; 
  • In-school alternatives to external alternative provision;
  • Regulation of independent providers.
Terms of reference: alternative provision

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