King's Lynn Academy Forward Step Provision

Closed 24 May 2024

Opened 2 May 2024


Eastern Multi-Academy Trust would like to hear your views on their proposal for King’s Lynn Academy to formalise its Forward Step provision into a 32 place Alternative Provision Centre (AP Centre) from 1st September 2024. 

The proposed AP Centre will be located on the school site where our current ‘Forward Step’ provision is established to create an enabling environment for learners in a bespoke accommodation base.                                                         

The proposal will also be supported by a recurrent funding agreement to support a specialist staffing structure for the AP Centre, including resources, equipment and running costs associated with the Centre.

The proposed AP Centre will provide places for pupils at King’s Lynn Academy and pupils at agreed local schools as part of Norfolk County Council’s plan to create additional alternative provision across Norfolk. Any new provision within the programme will grow to full capacity once established by supporting pupils who would benefit from attending the AP Centre.


What happens next

Eastern MAT will consider all the consultation responses and decide whether to complete a business case and send it to the Regional Director for a decision.



  • Drop in consultation event

    From 20 May 2024 at 16:00 to 20 May 2024 at 17:00

    The School will be holding a drop in event. Please register to take part in our consultation event by emailing


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