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We are Ofsted Outstanding!

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
Provision for learners with high needs: Outstanding

CURRICULUM AND ENRICHMENT ​

  • “They [the students] commit themselves fully to their studies and many activities in and outside college”
  • “Students routinely produce work of a very high standard.”
  • “Teachers ensure that the curriculum provides students with the knowledge, skills and behaviours they need for their next steps into university or employment.”
  • “Teachers use innovative approaches to help students remember key concepts.”
  • “Students have an overwhelmingly positive attitude to their learning.”
  • “Students benefit from an extensive offer of extra-curricular activities”
  • “Lessons are appropriately paced and full of challenge.”
  • “Leaders, managers and teachers provide a consistently high-quality education.”

Support, Safety and Inclusivity

  • “Students are proud to be Xaverians.”
  • “Staff at all levels are proud to work at Xaverian. They support students to grow, flourish and achieve.”
  • “Students benefit from a warm, welcoming and aspirational culture.”
  • “[Students] describe the learning environment and campus as safe, friendly and inclusive.”
  • “Students display exemplary behaviour both in learning sessions and around the campus.”
  • “They develop a sense of citizenship and community, strong values, tolerance and respect, which permeate the college.”
  • “Students with high needs and SEND make excellent progress and excel in line with their peers.”

Academic
HIGHLIGHTS

99%

A Level pass rate
With over 61% High Grades awarded (A*-B)

100%

Applied Courses pass rate 
With 292 students achieving Distinction or Distinction*

Xaverian Fact file

2800+

Students aged 16-19

120+

School partnerships across Greater Manchester

30+

A Level and Applied Courses to study

OFFICIAL OFSTED REPORT

View the full report here and read for yourself the glowing comments from Inspectors.

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