Thurston Community College

Ofsted Report

Many pupils benefit from the high aspiration reflected in the school’s curriculum. They
secure and retain important knowledge and produce high-quality work.

- Ofsted 2024

2024 Ofsted Inspection

Following an inspection in March 2024, Inspectors judged that Thurston Community College continues to be a good school. 

View our 2024 Ofsted Report

2018 Ofsted Inspection

Thurston Community College was inspected by Ofsted in March 2018. The College was graded 'good' in every Ofsted category. The inspection categories at the time of our last full inspection in 2018 were:

  • Effectiveness of leadership and management
  • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
  • Personal development, behaviour and welfare
  • Outcomes for pupils                                               
  • 16 to 19 study programmes                                

These five grades, combined with effective safeguarding and good provision for students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, mean that the overall effectiveness of Thurston Community College has been judged by Ofsted to be “good”, which is in agreement with our own judgements.  The visit by the Inspection Team provided valuable external scrutiny of our provision and it was helpful to receive their endorsement of our strengths and areas for improvement. 

The Ofsted report highlights many good qualities of the College, including the enormous range of opportunities available to our students and the exceptional care, guidance and support they receive.

View our 2018 Ofsted Report

Thurston Community College Ofsted Web page