Ofsted Annual Report for the academic year 2001/02 has now been
Chief Inspector of Schools, David Bell, has for the first time,
identified a number of 'particularly successful colleges' who have
had outstanding inspection reports and Truro College is included.
Ofsted Inspection published in December 2001 was the first of its
kind to be carried out in the South West of England.
than 200 lectures were observed at Truro College, large numbers
of staff, students and Governors were interviewed and a large quantity
of data on the achievement of students was analysed.
areas of the college were awarded the highest possible grade and
classified as outstanding (Grade1) and five were classified as good
areas were found to be poor, unsatisfactory or satisfactory.
Burnett, Principal of Truro College was delighted with the report.
is fantastic news, everyone at Truro College has been delighted
with the excellent results from our Ofsted inspection but this recognition
of being successful, is terrific. It is the perfect tenth anniversary
College opened in September 1993, and has expanded its provision
in all categories. Recruitment numbers have continued to grow and
the college campus has expanded its accommodation.
high standards that have earned the College a national reputation
for excellent achievement have been maintained.
college has been recognised as one of the first Beacon Colleges
in the country as a result of the excellent inspection.
College is also one of the first colleges in the country to be awarded
Centre of Vocational Excellence (COVE) status.
students from Truro College in their own online diaries here
on the BBC Cornwall website