College are in top 20% of GCSE results

Uckfield College principal Hugh Hennebry (right) collecting the award

Uckfield College are double SSAT Award Winners this year.

It has been awarded for GCSE results being in the top 20% of schools nationally and for being nationally recognised as transforming educational practice.

Uckfield Community Technology College has recently achieved accreditation for transforming practice under SSAT’s (The Schools, Students And Teachers network)Framework for Exceptional Education.

The Framework for Exceptional Education is a self-review and planning tool incorporating SSAT’s 30 years of experience in school improvement. Co-developed with a group of high-performing schools and reviewed by leading academics, the framework supports schools in quality-assuring their work and sharing effective practice.

To achieve accreditation as transforming in practice, Uckfield Community Technology College was reviewed by another high-performing school and an independent moderator from SSAT.

SSAT’s Chief Executive, Sue Williamson comments “for a school to be accredited for transforming practice is a real credit to their team and the quality of the work that they are doing.”

For the 2nd time in the last 3 years the school has also been placed in the top 20% of school nationally for the students outcomes at GCSE.

Hugh Hennebry, headteacher of Uckfield College, said:

“We are delighted to have the high quality work carried out by our staff recognised by the SSAT and know our students will be the ones who benefit from this”

“We pride ourselves with our continued professional development of our staff and this award shows the levels of professionalism and commitment the team has to ensure the best educational outcomes for our students”