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West Lancashire College 2022 Ofsted Results

Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) is an independent and impartial body which inspects and regulates services providing education and skills for students of all ages.

Our Ofsted Results

Here, you can find our 2022 Ofsted Report for West Lancashire College, which rated us as 'Good' alongside all NCG colleges.

Ofsted works closely with schools and colleges in a bid to raise standards and implement improvements through focused inspection and regulation. 

The highlights of our 2022 report include: 

  • The good quality work experience and work placements we offer, especially as these had been seriously curtailed during the pandemic restrictions 

  • How well our college and our curriculum respond to the demands of employers and to the needs of students and our local community

  • The motivation of our students to learn and develop their skills and knowledge

  • The information and support our teachers receive in their tutorial programmes about how to stay physically healthy and mentally well

  • Our strong policy frameworks for quality, safeguarding, teaching, equality and diversity

  • The positive destinations of our young people, adult students and students with high needs

  • The positive cultural shift of NCG and the shared goals of colleagues right across the country to provide high quality education to our students

  • The effective programmes and support we offer to enable growing numbers of refugees and asylum seekers to integrate more quickly into our local communities