Lifeworks College – Ofsted

On this page you will be able to download our 2021 monitoring visit report and our 2020 Safeguarding report from Ofsted.

The Lifeworks College 2021 Ofsted report highlights


Improved confidence & communication

“Learners enjoy and want to attend college. Families see rapid improvements in learners’ self-confidence, communication skills and behaviours”

Ofsted 2021



Tailored curriculum

“Managers tailor the curriculum effectively for each learner by selecting additional
vocational subjects to support them to achieve their individual goals.”

Ofsted 2021



extensive work experience

“Managers have developed very effective working relationships with local employers
to provide constructive work experience for learners. The placements help learners
to find work in their local communities after college.”

Ofsted 2021



Family support

“Managers work and communicate effectively with learners’ families on a day-to-day
basis. Families rightly feel very well supported by the college.”

Ofsted 2021


"Learners improve their independent working skills and social behaviours during their work placements and community activities. Learners value the new skills they are learning and understand how these skills will support them to achieve their goals. For example, they learn how to travel more independently and cook their own meals. "

Ofsted 2021

Lifeworks College Ofsted reports

BBC Radio NewsListen back now

Thank you to BBC Radio Devon for the brilliant introduction to Lifework services and volunteering. If you missed it and want to listen back you will find all the links below:

Sarah-Jane (Lifeworks) 1hr 46min
Maisie & Zoe (SUP) 1hr 28min

Kat Lacy (Lifeworks) 1hr 26min
Richard Crompton (Trustee) 1hr 27min
Matt (Young Volunteer) & Helen 1hr 26min
Lisa (Mercer Volunteer) 1hr 26min
Ken (volunteer) 1hr 26min


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