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.”

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