Decision details

Alternative Provision Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No


This report focusses on alternative provision for children and young people in Lancashire. It provides an overview of the alternative provision that is currently available across the county, how this is being used and the potential impact this may be having on key outcomes for children and young people.


This information, in conjunction with that from other relevant local and national initiatives, including the SEND Sufficiency Strategy, the Strategy for Behaviour and the 2019 review of alternative provision in Lancashire, has been used to inform the development of an Alternative Provision Strategy. This strategy is presented as the proposed approach to alternative provision for children and young people across the county, over the next four years.


The Cabinet approved the recommendation(s) as set out in the report.

Date of decision: 01/10/2020

Effective from: 07/10/2020