Since 2006 we've engaged thousands of young people, delivering a creative alternative to mainstream education.  Our small class sizes, staff to student ratio and bespoke course programmes are all key in enabling us to effectively nurture a young persons interests and help them progress with their education.

Not all pupils engage in mainstream education and our provision offers a viable alternative. We deliver a range of digital media and music technology qualifications alongside therapeutic support for young people. Our bespoke approach to learning allows us to tailor programmes to individual pupil interests, which helps to maximise engagement and achievement.

Our part time Alternate Provision Programme runs 3 days a week from our Birmingham base, primarily with Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils. Our partners include pupil referral units, schools, criminal youth justice organisations, West Midlands Police, Local Authorities across the Midlands.  We take referrals throughout the academic year and students are able to access 1 to 3 days of provision.

Our philosophy is to create an environment where young people are able to ︎flourish and confidently gain skills and industry recognised qualifications in order to progress and enhance their lives.  We offer a range of access options, to ensure pupils have the appropriate package to their needs.

As a registered centre with NCFE, we are subject to annual quality visits and have been cited as 'excellent' for both our facilities and innovative delivery models.

Thank you for a productive, interesting and enlightening visit; the adoption of the Theory of Change and the Person Centred approach which recognises the abilities of Candidates has proved to be very effective as demonstrated by the high success rates’ - NCFE External Quality Assurance - July 2019




'BlueWhale taught me how to make my YouTube channel look as good as the ones I subscribe to and I got a qualification too. I really enjoyed it’

Our skilled tutors are occupationally competent with extensive experience of delivery. All staff have current enhanced DBS checks, First Aid, Safeguarding & Prevent Training.  We operate out of our Birmingham site and within a number of schools across the Midlands.