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Ofsted Inspection


What the Inspectors say about Carmel College

In July 2007, Ofsted carried out an Inspection of Carmel College. The Inspectors were impressed with the extremely high standards of teaching and learning and the comprehensive support for students.
 

Summary of grades awarded

Effectiveness of Provision  Outstanding: grade 1
Capacity to Improve  Outstanding: grade 1
Achievements and Standards   Outstanding: grade 1
Quality of Provision    Outstanding: grade 1
Leadership and Management    Outstanding: grade 1
Equality of Opportunity   Outstanding: contributory grade 1


        
A selection of comments from the Inspection Report

“Carmel College is outstanding in all aspects of its provision.”

“The college’s Christian environment values and respects the wholeness of the individual, and supports all learners in achieving their potential.”

“Teaching and learning are outstanding.”

“Guidance and support for learners are outstanding.”

“High standards are expected and consistently attained.”

“High levels of achievement.”

“Sustained high quality teaching.”

“Comprehensive and highly effective support.”

“Achievements and standards are outstanding.”

“Learners clearly enjoy their studies and praise the support and encouragement they receive from all staff.”

“The college places the needs and interests of the learner at the heart of everything it does.”

“Learners enjoy their studies and appreciate the accessibility of staff.”

“Resources for learning are good. Computers are plentiful and readily accessible to learners.”