Ofsted Report

The College was last inspected by OFSTED in 2013.

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Here are some of the highlights of what OFSTED had to say about the College:

“The drive to secure improvement has developed a harmonious learning culture and there is a strong emphasis on high expectations and aspirations.”

“Students’ attendance and behaviour is very good.”

“A high proportion of students on advanced programmes achieve A*-B grades.”

“Teaching learning and assessment are good with some outstanding features.”

“The proportion of students successfully completing their studies in 2012/13 was above the recent average for sixth form colleges.”

“Teachers and managers create a culture of high expectations and commitment to study right from the start of each year.”

“A very high proportion of students progress on to high education, further training or employment each year.”

“Teachers are enthusiastic, well qualified and expert in their subjects.”

“Teachers recognise the importance of giving praise wherever possible and they motivate students to learn.”

“An increasing proportion of lessons are judged to be good or better.”

“Teachers and academic coaches provide effective academic and pastoral support.”

“Students enjoy their studies.”

“Students feel safe in the College.”

“Students speak enthusiastically about their progress and work conscientiously on their own in private study or in groups in lessons.”

“The diversity of the student population is celebrated.”

There is more information about the College and our results on the Department for Education website, including Performance Tables.

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Ellis Stephenson

Ellis Stephenson joined the College from Queensbridge School to study A levels and demonstrated what an outstanding student he was…

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