What does Ofsted say about us?
Read our latest Inspection Report here
SWTT was judged to be good in all areas by Ofsted in May 2021, under a tough new framework. Ofsted said:
South West Teacher Training is a highly valued provider in the region. Headteachers and school staff have well-founded confidence in the partnership and many trainees secure employment in partnership schools. Trainees receive good-quality training as a result of the clear, mutual relationship between all partners.
Ofsted also praised us for:
- Our Early Career Teachers are well-prepared for their first teaching post
- The welcoming nature of the partnership
- The responsiveness of partnership staff when trainees seek advice
- The partnership’s focus on ‘pedagogy not paperwork’ has been pivotal in supporting trainees to manage their workload
- Strong communication across the partnership and regular feedback mean that trainees develop into reflective practitioners
- Highly regarded by headteachers
- The partnership is overseen effectively by well-qualified leaders
- Personalised support that trainees receive means that trainees’ needs are met exceptionally well