Alternative Provision 14-16

Exeter College

For further details please contact:

Susan Slater, 14-16 Coordinator, Exeter College, Hele Road, Exeter EX4 4JS | | Tel: 01392 400655


Bicton College

For further details please contact:

Steven Watkinson | Email:  Tel: 01209 616265 
Prior to interview and enrollment on any courses the Pre-16 Alternative Provision Pre Interview Referral Form (see resources section) will need to be completed by parents and returned to the Devon Elective Home Education Service.

Plymouth City College

For further details please contact:

Steve Murphy | Operations Manager: Work Based Learning Department, City College Plymouth, Picquet Barrack, Cumberland Road, Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4HX | | Tel: 01752 856827 | Mob: 07793 326598


Please note: From September 2019 Petroc will only be accepting home educated learners who are 15 before 31st August 2019.

Learners who are entering year 11 and have home education status will be eligible to apply for Petroc's Vocational programme or for GCSE English and Maths. Students under the age of 16 will no longer be considered for infill into 16-18 vocational programmes.

For further details about 14-16 provision available for home educated learners please contact:

Rosie Fraser, 14-16 Co-ordinator

Jo Goodreid, Support & Transition tutor

Petroc | Old Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 2BQ | Tel: 01271 338183

South Devon College

Home educated young people aged 14-16 can access up to 3 days' worth of free provision weekly, over 35 weeks of the academic year.

Further details about the courses currently on offer can be found on the college website:

Programme Co-ordinator, Ben O'Sullivan

Programme Administrator, Lindsay Baker

South Devon College, Vantage Point, Long Road, Paignton, TQ4 7EJ |

Tel: 01803 540455


South Devon College Drop-in session - Thursday 11th July 2019

South Devon College are running a drop-in session for home educated learners interested in attending the 14-16 programme from September 2019. It will take place on Thursday 11th July 10:00 - 12:00.  . Please contact Lindsay Baker Tel: 01803 540 455 Email: to confirm attendance.





Information, Advice and Guidance for Home Educated Students

Exeter College Leaflet

Fast Track GCSE Programme

Exeter College Leaflet

Positive Pathways - free 18 week course

Exeter College Leaflet

Pre 16 Alternative Provision Pre Interview Referral Form

Cornwall College

Jump Start Programme

City College Plymouth

Useful Taster Day Information
Bicton College Cornwall College
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