John Leggott Sixth Form College

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John Leggott Sixth Form College


Name John Leggott Sixth Form College
Ofsted Inspection Rating Good
Address West Common Lane, Scunthorpe, DN17 1DS
Phone Number 01724282998
Type Sixth Form College
Age Range 14-99
Religious Character Does Not Apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils Unknown
Local Authority North Lincolnshire
Catchment Area Indicator Available No
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (25 March 2014)
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Summary of key findings for learners

This provider is good because: Much good and better teaching has promoted a strong learning culture and enabled improved students? performance. Staff place a strong emphasis on innovative and creative approaches to teaching and learning. Success rates have shown a sustained improvement over a two-year period so that the pass rates for advanced courses are now above high national averages. Gaps in achievement between different groups of students have narrowed significantly. Students make good progress across a significant majority of courses. Very effective mentoring and progress tracking and intervention systems have supported students to improve their work and achieve better grades. Staff promote high aspirations and ambition effectively among students. The promotion of students? leadership and participation in college life is excellent. This is characterised by highly engaged students who have developed good oracy and discursive skills. Managers have developed a strong self-assessment culture that identifies weaknesses in provision accurately and uses data effectively to inform about overall quality. Strong and decisive senior leadership has focused relentlessly on improvement and demonstrated an acute capacity to drive change. In a few lessons there is insufficient focus on learning. In these, students, and particularly the more able, are not challenged to do exceptionally well. Achievement rates on a small minority of courses require improvement. High grades at advanced level, although improving, are below the national averages on a few courses. Attendance rates on some intermediate courses are too low. In a few areas managers lack a sufficiently clear and sharp understanding of the root cause of underperformance and how improvement strategies can best have an impact on improving teaching and learning and students? outcomes. This is not yet an outstanding provider because: