Meet our team
We are hosting a commissioners’ drop-in event on the 1 March 2017, during which you can join us to learn more about our bid, talk to staff and students.» Read More
Commission a place
Our free school application is currently in progress. To demonstrate demand we are seeking commissioners’ support for provision starting in 2018/19.» Read More
Welcome to DAPA
For a number of reasons, mainstream education does not work for all – but it is our firm belief that everyone should have access to high quality education regardless of the setting.
The Diverse Alternative Provision Academy (DAPA) – a proposed new free school for Nottinghamshire and the surrounding area – reflects our relentless drive to ensure all children and young people become determined, successful and well-qualified adults.
DAPA will operate in a number of locations across the region, offering student places from key stage 1 through to key stage 5.
We are currently seeking wave 13 approval with the Department for Education, with a view to opening in September 2018, and are inviting commissioners to support our free school application. Read more