Youngsters not fulfilling potential at Colchester Institute, report says

Youngsters not fulfilling potential at Colchester Institute, report says

Youngsters not fulfilling potential at Colchester Institute, report says

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Students are not fulfilling their potential at Colchester Institute, inspectors have ruled.

The college, which has its main campus in Sheepen Road, Colchester, has been told it requires improvement in an Ofsted report, published on Friday.

The quality of teaching in hospitality and catering was rated as good, but in seven other subjects - including engineering, English, maths and performing arts, the college was deemed to need improvement.

Its overall rating is worse than the college’s previous inspection in 2011, when it was rated good.

Principal Alison Andreas said: “Obviously we are disappointed, but we were absolutely aware there were areas where improvement was needed and we are quite a way down the road in addressing that, which Ofsted acknowledge."

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9:04am Thu 8 May 14

James Harrington says...

I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.
I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill. James Harrington
  • Score: -5

9:56am Thu 8 May 14

Route88 says...

James Harrington wrote:
I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.
For the record, Mr Clough left Colchester Institute sometime ago and I think that the lecturers also deserve some praise as they are the ones that are responsible for hopefully enthusing the students and getting them through their chosen courses.
[quote][p][bold]James Harrington[/bold] wrote: I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.[/p][/quote]For the record, Mr Clough left Colchester Institute sometime ago and I think that the lecturers also deserve some praise as they are the ones that are responsible for hopefully enthusing the students and getting them through their chosen courses. Route88
  • Score: 2

10:52am Thu 8 May 14

Kerry-Westham says...

I have been attending the Colchester Institute since September doing a part time Welding course in which I have nothing but praise for the tutors, lesson plans and extensive help that they put into every student young or old.
I have been attending the Colchester Institute since September doing a part time Welding course in which I have nothing but praise for the tutors, lesson plans and extensive help that they put into every student young or old. Kerry-Westham
  • Score: 3

11:27am Thu 8 May 14

The-Pitts says...

Route88 wrote:
James Harrington wrote:
I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.
For the record, Mr Clough left Colchester Institute sometime ago and I think that the lecturers also deserve some praise as they are the ones that are responsible for hopefully enthusing the students and getting them through their chosen courses.
If you read Pill*ck he Brotherhood stated Mr Clough and his Team. And by the way we saw Cloughie there a few weeks ago, He is still seen around the shop so parents can get confused.
[quote][p][bold]Route88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]James Harrington[/bold] wrote: I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.[/p][/quote]For the record, Mr Clough left Colchester Institute sometime ago and I think that the lecturers also deserve some praise as they are the ones that are responsible for hopefully enthusing the students and getting them through their chosen courses.[/p][/quote]If you read Pill*ck he Brotherhood stated Mr Clough and his Team. And by the way we saw Cloughie there a few weeks ago, He is still seen around the shop so parents can get confused. The-Pitts
  • Score: 0

11:54am Thu 8 May 14

Route88 says...

The-Pitts wrote:
Route88 wrote:
James Harrington wrote:
I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.
For the record, Mr Clough left Colchester Institute sometime ago and I think that the lecturers also deserve some praise as they are the ones that are responsible for hopefully enthusing the students and getting them through their chosen courses.
If you read Pill*ck he Brotherhood stated Mr Clough and his Team. And by the way we saw Cloughie there a few weeks ago, He is still seen around the shop so parents can get confused.
And in English, you are saying?
[quote][p][bold]The-Pitts[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Route88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]James Harrington[/bold] wrote: I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.[/p][/quote]For the record, Mr Clough left Colchester Institute sometime ago and I think that the lecturers also deserve some praise as they are the ones that are responsible for hopefully enthusing the students and getting them through their chosen courses.[/p][/quote]If you read Pill*ck he Brotherhood stated Mr Clough and his Team. And by the way we saw Cloughie there a few weeks ago, He is still seen around the shop so parents can get confused.[/p][/quote]And in English, you are saying? Route88
  • Score: 3

9:44am Fri 9 May 14

chance2228 says...

Route88 wrote:
The-Pitts wrote:
Route88 wrote:
James Harrington wrote:
I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.
For the record, Mr Clough left Colchester Institute sometime ago and I think that the lecturers also deserve some praise as they are the ones that are responsible for hopefully enthusing the students and getting them through their chosen courses.
If you read Pill*ck he Brotherhood stated Mr Clough and his Team. And by the way we saw Cloughie there a few weeks ago, He is still seen around the shop so parents can get confused.
And in English, you are saying?
It's, er, pretty easy to comprehend what he is saying. Take the stick out of your rear end and listen to the comment he is making rather than being detrimental.
[quote][p][bold]Route88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The-Pitts[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Route88[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]James Harrington[/bold] wrote: I wonder what planet OFSTED come down from? My Child is doing great there after a disastrous time at the 6th Form College The Special Care/Needs System at The Institute is superlative. The problem we have here is the North Hill Militant Dinosaur, has taken all the pot of money over the years and The Institute has had to play second fiddle. The 900 of 1600 that get into University from The 6th Form per year, half of those degrees are in subjects that are unemployable and worthless. At least the Institute backs the Pupil wholeheartedly: The management at the Institute is rather exceptional I would like to congratulate Mr Clough and his team for his work: This is a lot more than can be said about his counterpart on North Hill.[/p][/quote]For the record, Mr Clough left Colchester Institute sometime ago and I think that the lecturers also deserve some praise as they are the ones that are responsible for hopefully enthusing the students and getting them through their chosen courses.[/p][/quote]If you read Pill*ck he Brotherhood stated Mr Clough and his Team. And by the way we saw Cloughie there a few weeks ago, He is still seen around the shop so parents can get confused.[/p][/quote]And in English, you are saying?[/p][/quote]It's, er, pretty easy to comprehend what he is saying. Take the stick out of your rear end and listen to the comment he is making rather than being detrimental. chance2228
  • Score: 1

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