Staff at St Vincent College, Gosport shortlisted in Hampshire Education Awards
Two members of staff from St Vincent College in Gosport have recently been shortlisted in the Hampshire Education Awards.
Lighthouse Learning Trust CEO Matt Atkinson has been recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to Education and Transition & Progression Manager Alistair Lambon has been shortlisted in the Futures category.They have both been invited to attend the awards ceremony on October 8.The Hampshire Education Awards were established as a means of recognising and celebrating the contribution of staff and volunteers within Hampshire’s education system. The intention is to say thank you to all those involved in the county's schools and colleges through honouring nominees who make a real difference to the life opportunities of children and young people and, where appropriate, their families or communities. Those shortlisted exhibit professional characteristics and knowledge, skills and understanding in their field that have a discernible impact on pupils and stand as professional models for others.Earlier this year St Vincent College received a 'good' rating, with some areas of teaching and learning recognised as 'outstanding' following a visit from Ofsted inspectors.The report also highlighted the key strengths of the college in supporting students to succeed and progress to higher education, training and employment opportunities. St Vincent College has been providing sixth form education for the Gosport, Fareham and wider communities for more than 30 years and has recently completed a period of campus development, which means students now benefit from improved access to state-of-the-art teaching, study and support facilities.Students can pick from a wide range of A levels and high quality vocational courses at all levels, or combine the two - a unique option when compared to other local post-16 education providers. The college also has an extensive array of adult education provision for part-time learners covering academic qualifications, skill development and recreation.If you have a physical disability or learning difficulty, St Vincent is seen as a beacon of excellence in terms of offering the right support.Head of college Andy Grant says: 'St Vincent is a college which values hard work, high standards and high achievement. Our students learn in a harmonious and mutually respectful environment and they are increasingly articulate and confident. 'We challenge all our students to aim high and stretch themselves academically and we also offer extensive additional opportunities, including a wide-ranging extra curriculum programme and a huge variety of trips and visits.'To find out more, go to www.stvincent.ac.uk