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Ofsted Report 2014

Further Education & Skills Inspection Report

  • Success rates on foundation-level and intermediate-level college-based courses are significantly higher than the national averages, and those for 16-19-year-old students, who make up the largest cohort, are outstanding.
  • A high proportion of students on courses that lead to qualifications in English and mathematics achieve their qualification and progress to the next level.
  • Outcomes on the Apprenticeship programme are outstanding.
  • Students and Apprentices make good progress in improving their personal, social and employability skills.
  • Teaching in practical sessions enables students to acquire skills they need for work.
  • Students with additional learning, social or physical needs benefit from very effective support.
  • Teachers and assessors promote equality and diversity very effectively.
  • The Principal and senior managers have high expectations of students and apprentices, and promote high standards of quality and performance.
  • Governance is outstanding, and provides robust challenge and support to the Principal and senior managers.
  • The College’s observation of the teaching and learning scheme encourages teachers and assessors to reflect on their practice, take risks, and share information and resources.
  • The College is highly responsive to the needs of employers and key stakeholders. 

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