Ofsted Reports

Ofsted is the inspection body for schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Our most recent overall rating was “good” across all areas! This means we achieved grade 2, their second highest rating.

The latest report noted our strongest features including...

  • Our impact on student employability
  • The quality of teaching and learning
  • Our strong partnerships with local businesses and schools
  • The quality of the professional resources available to students

“Students are enthusiastic about their learning; they feel safe around college, enjoy their learning, and are motivated to do well.”

Ofsted report, November 2016.


Our apprenticeship programmes were highlighted by Ofsted for their consistantly high and rising achievement rates.

“Employers are fully involved in reviewing apprentices' progress and helping to set meaningful job-related targets. As a result apprentices develop very good occupational skills, produce high standards of work and make a good contribution to the business”

Ofsted report, November 2016.

You can read a copy of the latest Ofsted reports to see for yourself!

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.