- Over two decades of outstanding results
- 21/21 Years top of the league tables
- Highest A level grades of any Manchester College
- Top of the league tables for A Level Grades
Loreto College has achieved "outstanding" status in every OFSTED category and has been described as "outstanding in every respect" by inspectors. Loreto is the first college in the country to achieve a completely outstanding profile within the current, more rigorous Ofsted framework.
The grade 1 description of "outstanding" was used thirty-five times in Loreto’s OFSTED report, the maximum that any college can achieve, to rate the facilities and services which the college provides.
Loreto is the only sixth form college in Greater Manchester to have been recognised as ‘Grade 1’ (Outstanding provision and results) by Ofsted 2010 in a range of subjects, including: Maths, Further Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Accounting, Business Studies, Classical Civilisation, Dance, English Language, English Literature, Film Studies, Fine Art, French, German, Graphics, Law, , Media, Photography, Physics, Product Design Psychology, Spanish, Textiles, Theatre Studies.
Below is a summary of what the inspectors found at Loreto, for a full copy of the report please contact Loreto College or see the Ofsted website: www.ofsted.gov.uk.
Overall Effectiveness: Grade 1, Outstanding.
Science and mathematics: Grade 1, Outstanding
Subjects offered include GCE AS and A levels in biology, chemistry, further mathematics, mathematics, physics and psychology.
Visual and performing arts, and media: Grade 1, Outstanding
A-level courses are offered in art and design, photography, textiles, graphics, 3D, film, media studies, film studies, dance, drama and music.
English, languages and culture: Grade 1, Outstanding
GCE AS and A-level courses in English Language, English Literature, English Literature & Language, French German, Spanish and Classical Civilisation.
Business, administration and law: Grade 1, Outstanding
GCE A level accounting, business studies and law.
Capacity to make and sustain improvement: Grade 1, Outstanding
Outcomes for learners: Grade 1, Outstanding
The quality of provision: Grade 1, Outstanding
Leadership and management Grade 1
Loreto’s learners are exceeding the national average. And the quality of education provided by this Manchester college has been judged outstanding by Ofsted in every respect, proving that putting high expectations on students and staff to succeed really works. Read more extracts from the Talisman article.
Please follow the link to read the Loreto College Inspection Report in full.