Cannington Residential Receives Ofsted Outstanding - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Bridgwater & Taunton College (BTC) has recieved outstanding recognition for its residential accommodation following an Ofsted inspection. The report praised all aspects for the provision, including the exceptional social, emotional, and educational progress of the students, as well as the extensive range of learning opportunities and enrichment activities provided.

The Cannington-based student accommodation is home to over 200 students studying a wide variety of courses, including Agriculture, Animal Management, Nuclear Engineering, and Agri Tech. Inspectors met with staff, students, and governors during their visit and also spoke with students about their experiences living in Cannington.

Principal and CEO, Andy Berry, expressed his delight with the report, saying,

Supporting the academic and personal development of our students sits at the heart of the BTC ethos, during the inspection, this approach shone through.

He also acknowledged the hard work of the staff team, who were highlighted in the report for their passion in supporting and helping students achieve their best, both academically and personally.

Eve Watt, Head of Student Services, praised the team’s efforts in creating a supportive environment for students living away from home, saying,

It’s a great accolade for the team’s work to be highlighted in this report, and I could not be prouder.



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