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Somerset Skills & Learning

2022 Full Inspection Report
What does the provider need to do to improve?
  • Leaders and managers must ensure that young people studying on the traineeship programmes and apprentices take part in discussions with employers so that they are prepared fully for their work placements.
  • Leaders and managers must ensure that staff plan and teach mathematics lessons that include sufficient content to challenge learners so that they know and remember more and leads to improved levels of qualification achievement.
  • Leaders and managers must involve employers more in the planning and implementation of the traineeship programmes and apprenticeships so that employers know how to support learners and apprentices to increase their knowledge and improve their skills at work.
  • Leaders and managers must monitor closely the quality of education provided for adults so that they identify swiftly areas for improvement and take robust remedial actions to improve the quality of the provision.

2017 Full Inspection Report
What does the provider need to do to improve further?
  • Improve the small minority of weaker lessons by ensuring that teachers include activities in lessons which challenge learners to extend their skills and knowledge further.
  • Collate and analyse attendance data rigorously to identify why some learners do not attend. Devise effective, targeted strategies to improve the attendance of these learners.
  • Make learners fully aware of the risks posed by radicalisation and extremism by improving the range and quality of activities used to increase learners’ understanding of these risks.