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South Staffordshire College Celebrates ‘Good’ Rating by Ofsted

May 2024

Happy SSC staff with GOOD letters to celebrate Ofsted achievements

We are thrilled to announce that South Staffordshire College has been rated as ‘GOOD’ in our recent Ofsted inspection. This recognition by Ofsted is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and excellence demonstrated by our whole college community.

We are committed to providing high-quality education and fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment and are thrilled that this has recognised and acknowledged by Ofsted, who highlighted “learners and apprentices are positive about the education and training they receive”. Ofsted also commented how “learners and apprentices develop substantial new knowledge, skills and behaviours”. They also noted that “staff are proud to work at the college and take pride in the support and training they provide for learners”.

Principal & Chief Executive, Claire Boliver expressed her pride, stating, “We are incredibly proud of our entire college community. Our staff’s relentless effort to create an engaging and nurturing educational setting is truly commendable. Their innovative teaching approaches and dedication ensure that our learners receive the best possible education and are well-prepared for their future careers”.

The college was thrilled to receive an Ofsted GOOD rating in all areas across the Ofsted framework, which also includes our apprenticeship provision. This recognition reflects the high-quality education and training we provide across the college, highlighting our commitment to excellence in teaching, support, and outcomes for our apprentices. Additionally, it underpins our dedication to working collaboratively with local employers.

We’d also like to celebrate our learners, whose enthusiasm and commitment to learning make South Staffordshire College a vibrant and inspiring place to study.

This ‘Good’ rating reinforces our position as a leading educational institution and motivates us to continue improving and aiming for the highest standards. We thank everyone involved for their contribution to this success and look forward to continuing our journey of excellence in education.

For more details on our Ofsted inspection and to read the full report, visit