Photo of post-16 students celebrating their examination results.

Record post-16 results for Patchway students

Students at Patchway Community College have achieved record results in this year’s post-16 examinations. Fifty-one percent of all grades were A*-B or equivalent and 80 percent were A*-C. The pass rate was 99 percent. Headteacher Karen Cornick praised the hard work and commitment of students and staff: “We are thrilled with this set of results! Our students have worked incredibly hard to

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Patchway Community College awarded multi-million pound investment

Patchway Community College has been awarded in excess of £4 million to refurbish its site. The money will be used to fund roof and heating system replacements and building refurbishments. This includes funding from central government and also local developers to provide a floodlit AstroTurf facility and a variety of other improvements. The money is ring-fenced for use at Patchway only

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Patchway Community College, Patchway, Bristol.

Patchway school placed in ‘special measures’ following damning Ofsted report

Patchway Community College (PCC) has been placed in ‘special measures’ following the publication of a damning report by Ofsted inspectors who visited the secondary school in early October. Assigning the lowest possible overall rating of ‘inadequate’, lead inspector Kathy Maddocks concluded that standards at the school have declined in recent years, and criticised school leaders and governors for being too

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Patchway Community College, Patchway, Bristol.

Olympus Trust to help Patchway Community College overcome “significant challenges”

It has been revealed that Patchway Community College (PCC) has been in discussions with The Olympus Academy Trust to explore how it might be able to help the Patchway secondary school overcome “significant challenges” that it is said to face. The move follows the departure of the PCC headteacher at the end of last year and the recent official publication of another poor set of GCSE results,

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A-level students at Patchway Community College collect their results.

Patchway Community College students celebrate post-16 exam successes

Post-16 students at Patchway Community College have performed well this year, with a 96 percent pass rate and students achieving the highest possible grades in subjects ranging from English literature, sociology, psychology and business, to health and social care, applied science and textiles. Headteacher Jane Millicent said: “These results show the hard work of all involved and it is wonderful

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Callicroft Primary School pupils celebrate a 'good' Ofsted report.

Callicroft Primary School celebrates positive Ofsted rating

Staff and pupils at Patchway’s Callicroft Primary School are celebrating after receiving a positive inspection report from Ofsted. Ofsted inspectors visited the school at the end of June and awarded an overall rating of ‘good’, with each of the five individual areas reviewed also assessed as ‘good’. This demonstrates the great progress that has been made since the previous Ofsted

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Pupils at Coniston Primary School, Patchway, celebrate the school's 'good' Ofsted report.

Coniston Primary School rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

Staff and pupils at Coniston Primary School in Patchway are celebrating after receiving a positive report from schools inspector Ofsted. Inspectors visited the school in March and awarded an overall rating of ‘good’, with all of the five individual areas reviewed also assessed as ‘good’. Nigel Isaac, headteacher, welcomed the report, saying: “I am delighted to receive such a positive

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Students at Patchway Community College celebrate their A-level results.

Patchway Community College students celebrate A-level and GCSE successes

Students at Patchway Community College have continued their tradition of excellent A-level results, with 40% of A-level students achieving the top grades of A*, A or B. The overall pass rate rose to an impressive 98% with students of all abilities achieving impressive results. The highest achieving student was Kyle Ashcroft, who studied four A-levels and achieved A* grades in

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Teachers at Patchway Community College dress up for World Book Day.

College staff dress up for World Book Day

World Book Day came to Patchway Community College on Thursday (6th March), with staff dressing up as characters from well-loved books and literature. Students spent the day excitedly guessing which characters staff were portraying, all watching a video where staff gave literary clues to their role with students submitting as many answers as they could! The week at the school

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