Lewisham Council - Alternative provision

Alternative provision for 14–19-year-olds

Local Further Education (FE) colleges offer programmes of learning for 14–16-year-olds. 

Each college offers a different learning route but most focus on core maths and English and a range of vocational options that offer strong progression at post–16. Learners will be directly recruited to the college and will no longer be on roll at their current education provider. 

Our FE providers are:

We have an Alternative Provision Quality Assurance framework and regularly visit alternative providers to ensure that all learners are safe and secure and that provision for our young people is effective.

​Alternative Education Provision Directory

Below you can download our latest Alternative Education Provision Directory which shows our current providers.


Access, Inclusion and Participation Team
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Laurence House
1 Catford Road
Se6 4ru
020 8314 3920


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