Lancashire Adult Learning, as part of the Nelson and Colne College Group, is proud to be Lancashire’s only ‘Outstanding’ Further Education College following its recent Ofsted inspection. The report captured:

Overall effectiveness: Outstanding

  • The quality of education – Outstanding
  • Behaviour and attitudes – Outstanding
  • Personal development – Outstanding
  • Leadership and management – Outstanding
  • Education programmes for young people – Outstanding
  • Adult learning programmes – Outstanding
  • Apprenticeships – Good
  • Provision for learners with high needs – Outstanding

Ofsted Inspectors, March 2022, said:

“Learners and Apprentices love being learners at the college.”

“Adult learners benefit enormously from an ambitious curriculum.”

“Learners and apprentices who study at the college do exceptionally well.”

“They develop their subject knowledge and build resilience and motivation.”

“Teachers and trainers create highly supportive, calm learning environments in which learners and most apprentices thrive.”

“Teachers and trainers are highly qualified professionals and experts in their fields.”

“Learners and apprentices access a range of support throughout their programme including workshops, intervention sessions, one-to-one support, and communication with teachers online.”

To read the full report, click here.



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