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About Online Learning

Working in accord with the latest Ofsted recommendations for alternative education.

Live, online education working directly with mainstream schools, PRUs, Hospital Schools, Education Authorities, and more, as part of a blended learning programme to offer quality alternative education to vulnerable students.

Apricot online is a leading provider of live, online education. We are passionate about our work and focused on providing the best possible outcomes for needy students. We teach students aged 8-18 who require alternative or extra provision for short or long periods of time. Our students may be unable to attend school due to illness, exclusion, refusal, or mental health.

We provide a holistic, warm environment, where learners are respected and nurtured. Even at a distance, we want them to feel secure and supported so they can re-engage with the learning process. Some students may be able to join small groups for their lessons through a-la-carte timetables; others may benefit from our personalised One2One tutoring.

We quality assure both teachers and management procedures in line with government recommendations.


Students access their teachers and virtual classrooms via the Internet. It's simple to use and available wherever there is a broadband connection. Student and Teacher can speak to each other, IM each other, use the online whiteboard, work together on shared screens, and participate in interactive mulmedia activities.

Our learning platform holds a wealth of educational resources and links that can be used during lessons, for independent learning, or for research. Homework is assigned through the platform and students upload their work directly to their teachers.


Feel the freedom!

Apricot Online offers a go-anywhere solution to alternative learning provision. We bring school to the pupil wherever there is a computer and a broadband connection. And a growing number of clients throughout the UK are taking a byte of what we have to offer: live, interactive online education delivered by qualified teachers.

Career evolution

Apricot offers short courses in independent careers advice. Apricot promotes the discovery of the self in helping students determine appropriate career paths. Work related learning is essential for many young people at risk. Learning how to cooperate with others and recognise authority in the work place is just as important as workplace skills.

Learn from home

It's never easy to be isolated. Apricot lends a hand by linking with other students across the country from the comfort of your students' own home or hospital bed. Pupils with a diversity of needs ranging from physical or mental health problems, SEN, social difficulties, behaviour issues or simply requiring a little extra support to re-engage with learning are all progressing with Apricot’s support and innovative online education techniques.

Just imagine...

Let our technology lead the way to great ideas for all your students. Re-engagement is our strength and exciting new ways of thinking and learning is our passion. Our students routinely make improvements not only in academic performance, but also in their confidence, motivation, punctuality, and ability to settle into lessons.