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2018 Inspection Report

Ofsted 'Good' Provider: 2018 Report

Following a successful inspection in January 2018, St. Francis Xavier Sixth Form College was judged to be a “Good Provider” by Ofsted. Here are some quotes from the report:

  • “Students are well behaved, tolerant and respectful of each other and their teachers”
  • “[students] enjoy coming to the college to complete their A Level and vocational qualifications”
  • The Quality of teaching, learning and assessment is Good “…teachers….teach lively and challenging lessons where students learn well”
  • “Teachers are well qualified in their subject area and use their knowledge well to deepen their students’ understanding of the topics they teach”
  • “Teachers give students very clear and detailed feedback on their work to enable them to understand what they need to do to improve”
  • “Teachers support students well to develop their independent learning and research skills”
  • “Students show very good attitudes to learning. They have high aspirations and work well together and independently”
  • “Students take part in and enjoy a wide variety of activities outside of their lessons”
  • “Students benefit from very good and effective careers advice and guidance”
  • “Students feel safe”
Department For Education Performance Tables