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Alternative Provision For

Education Providers in the South West

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Flexible Tutoring

Every child deserves education. We provide bespoke, flexible alternative provision packages across the South West. We make sure our purpose built packages work for each individual child and keep you informed of progress.

Child centered learning

  • We start where the child needs us
  • We give space to deepen understanding
  • We allow time to practice in a supportive environment

Experienced Educators

Next Steps Education is the brainchild of Sarah and Liz, two former North Devon teachers. Our team of qualified teachers and mentors support children in developing the confidence to learn and achieve their life goals.


Confident students approach new ideas with a sense of discovery and adventure.


Resilient students keep going when they hit a problem. They look for alternative solutions.


Students who find a purpose in their learning work towards a desired outcome.

Transformational Learning

We’re transforming learning with our provision designed to deliver individualised learning for students not in school. 

Fully flexible, we take the planning strain and provide robust reporting in a format that works for you whilst fully committing to safeguarding your students.

Alternative Provision

  • Home Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • School reintegration
  • Core subject provision
  • In partnership with local authority teams

Working With Schools

  • Primary, Secondary, GCSE
  • SEND Learners
  • Subject Specific Tuition
  • Online & Face to Face
  • Gifted & Talented Learners

Five Easy Steps to Bespoke Tuition


Our team jumps into action as soon as your referral form hits our inbox. 

We’ll contact you, the family and tutors and start creating a package.


We flex around you. Choose from core subjects, mentoring or something else.

We’ll complete an Education Plan with the student and work with tutors to develop a curriculum.


You’ll have access to our easy to use portal where you’ll find student calendars, lesson reports and progress updates. 

Need weekly attendance data? No problem!


We’ll remind you to pick a convenient time for a half-termly review.

On the agenda: progress, attendance, student & family thoughts and updates from school.


When the time is right, our mentors and tutors will support your student back into a setting, making reintegration a smooth and successful process.

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South West Tutors Delivering Flexible Alternative Provision And Tuition For Schools

Next Steps Education Ltd work across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. Our team of local tutors is growing! We can now support children in Maths, English, Science & Mentoring from Primary through to GCSE across

  • North Devon: Barnstaple, Ilfracombe, South Molton
  • Mid Devon: Tiverton, Chulmleigh, Crediton
  • Torridge & West Devon: Bideford, Torrington, Holsworthy, Okehampton
  • East Cornwall: Bodmin, Bude, Launceston, Liskeard
  • West Somerset: Minehead, Watchet
  • Sedgemoor: Bridgwater, Burnham, Glastonbury, Street,
  • Taunton Deane: Taunton, Ilminster, Wellington