Ofsted rated ‘Good’

Ofsted Report 2019

We are ‘Good’, it’s official!

Staff, students and Governors at Wakefield College are celebrating following a successful Ofsted Inspection visit before Christmas. The College achieved a rating of ‘Good’ for overall effectiveness and in each of the four separate areas of:

Quality of teaching, learning and assessment; Personal development, behaviour and welfare; Outcomes for learners, and; Effectiveness of leadership and management.

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Students benefit from well-resourced learning environments that help them to increase their self-esteem and develop their knowledge and skills well.

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Students and apprentices behave well. They demonstrate high levels of respect and courtesy to each other, staff and visitors to the college.

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Students who have high needs benefit from a broad curriculum that effectively helps them to achieve ambitious goals. Students of all ages who have high needs achieve their qualifications well.

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The large majority of apprentices remain in employment at the end of their programmes. Many progress to promoted positions or to more advanced apprenticeships.

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Teachers use their extensive and wide-ranging industrial experience well to plan and deliver lessons that motivate students and ensure that they acquire up-to-date skills that equip them well for the world of work.

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Teachers are well qualified, with high levels of expertise in their academic and vocational areas.

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Governors, leaders and managers successfully promote an inclusive vision throughout the college that focuses on social mobility for all.

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We have strong track record and reputation of producing highly skilled and commendable students who achieve success locally, regionally and nationally.