Carmel College retains its Ofsted Outstanding status!

Carmel College has retained its ‘Outstanding’ status after it was re-inspected by Ofsted at the end of April 2019. The college was graded outstanding when it was previously inspected in 2007. This makes Carmel the only Outstanding Sixth Form College nationally, that has retained its outstanding grade over the last ten

A fresh perspective on EIF 2019

At the beginning of 2019, the proposed Education Improvement Framework (EIF) was released for all to see. If you’ve tried to read the changes and thought, “hey wait, what?” or even: “gosh, this is long” – education-software company Angel Solutions have put together a nifty website, so you can see the

High flying college

LIPA Sixth Form College (LSFC) has been rated as ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted, just two-and-a-half years after it opened. The inspection, LSFC’s first, took place over three days at the end of February. It achieved the highest possible rating for effectiveness of leadership and management; quality of teaching, learning

Making a difference

Knowsley Lane Primary School in Huyton has completely transformed in just seven terms, going from ‘requirements improvement’ to ‘outstanding’, following their Ofsted inspection carried out recently. Inspectors noted the commitment, clear vision and the relentless efforts of the senior leaders, local advisory body and academy trustees that have made Knowsley Lane

Liverpool school’s ‘positive impact’ on excluded young students

A Liverpool school where pupils are getting a second chance to learn has been given a glowing report by education watchdog Ofsted. Teenagers at Progress Schools in Toxteth – whose behavioural, emotional and social difficulties excluded them from mainstream schooling – are now going back to college, getting apprenticeships or full-time