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Ofsted Outstanding

We are your OUTSTANDING college group! Out of nine areas inspected, all nine were rated ‘Outstanding’.


The Chichester College Group (CCG), which includes Chichester College, Brinsbury College, Crawley College and Worthing College, has become only the second Further Education provider in England to achieve the highest grades in every area of Ofsted’s updated Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

Overall, we are ‘Outstanding’!

Our inspection report, published on 12 May 2020, praises all areas of our provision. It acknowledges CCG’s ‘outstanding culture of inclusivity and respect’ and says that our ‘courses meet fully the demands of their local and regional communities’.

View the full report:

Out of nine areas inspected, all nine were rated ‘Outstanding’

Overall effectiveness Outstanding
The quality of education Outstanding
Behaviour and attitudes Outstanding
Personal development Outstanding
Leadership and management Outstanding
Education programmes
for young people
Adult learning programmes Outstanding
Apprenticeships Outstanding
Provision for students
with high needs


  • Students and apprentices enjoy greatly their time at college
  • Students, including adult students, and apprentices, are rightly very proud of their college
  • Students and apprentices greatly appreciate the many opportunities they have to participate in decision-making across the college
  • Students and apprentices study courses that are relevant and are in line with industry practice