John Ruskin College, South London:
We are a specialist vocational sixth form College in South Croydon that offers outstanding experiences and nationally recognised qualifications. Our site is spacious, has industry standard facilities and recently benefited from a substantial investment. Our aim is to become and remain outstanding in the eyes of each and every one of our students as well as the local community which in itself should provide you with an indication of our high standards and aspirations. Recent Ofsted inspections and local reports indicate clearly that we are now offering the best education and training of any College in the surrounding boroughs. In addition destination data now shows that we are classified as outstanding at placing students at top universities.
Teaching and Learning are good:
Inspectors observed examples of OUTSTANDING practice in teaching and learning, characterised by “meticulous planning, excellent classroom management and imaginative tasks”.
Care, Guidance and Support are good:
Students speak highly of the support they receive. Arrangements for safeguarding are good and are given a high priority. Reference was made to the fact that staff provide a high level of specific individual support for students. Advice, guidance and induction arrangements are good. Advanced – level students benefit from good guidance on applying to higher education.
Leadership and Management are good:
“The new Principal and his senior management team have brought about a change in the culture since the previous inspection and there is a palpable sense of urgency amongst staff about the desire to continue to raise standards.”
The Principal and senior leadership team were also identified as providing strong leadership and a clear strategic direction as well as promoting high standards and high expectations across the college.
Quality of Provision is good:
These findings are further reinforced by the complimentary views of the learners. The inspectors confirmed that the learners like:
- The welcoming environment in which they feel safe
- Friendly and approachable teachers
- The support provided for their studies
- Industry standard hairdressing and Media production facilities
- The opportunity to make new friends
- Contributing to decisions about the life of the college
- Preparation for progress to Higher education and employment
- Visible and approachable senior staff
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|Address: Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, CR2 8JJ , London, England , UK & England|
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