Background to Alpha Learning
Alpha Learning is the brainchild of Lindon Newbon. Lindon is a professional boxing coach who has not only trained World Champions but is, also, extremely passionate about improving the life-chances of all young people, using his boxing gyms as the USP. This grew naturally and, over the years as his successes grew, numerous requests from various agencies, including the Police, PREVENT, Local Authorities and schools were made, asking for support for young people who needed guidance to make the right choices. As demand grew, so did Lindon’s desire to expand the support offered and, in time, this extended into education and schooling. Over the years, this has meant his gyms and Alternative Provision has, literally, changed the lives of hundreds of young people in the Stoke-on-Trent area.
Today, Alpha Learning is based within a three-storey building in Gitana Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. We have 4 classrooms, IT suite, large assembly and recreation room, professional boxing gym facilities and can cater for up to 30 students a day. We also have a second, larger, boxing and fitness gym based in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, that has a classroom that we use to offer bespoke educational programmes or use for our BTEC Sport students when they need the larger gym facilities. Alpha has a multi-skilled, specialist teaching, admin and support staff.
To find more information about who we are, what we offer and key information please use the drop down menus About Alpha Learning and Life at Alpha at the top of the website and you will find a huge amount of information that will help you decide if Alpha is the right place to send a student, for a parent/carer to find all the information they will need before and during their child’s time with us and an area for specifically for students to review before they attend and to refer back to while they are with us. We also have a news section to celebrate our students achievements.