Research and analysis

Creating a high-quality vocational experience for 14 to 16-year-olds

Ofsted good practice example showing how Bedford College works with local schools to provide vocational courses.



This example shows how staff at Bedford College work very successfully with local schools to provide high quality vocational courses for students aged 14 to 16. Leaders, managers and staff at the college work closely with staff from local schools to ensure that courses meet the students’ aspirations and that students are well supported to achieve to their potential. Agreed policies and protocols are not only adhered to consistently, but communication relating to individual school students is swift and followed through.

Published 29 October 2014