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Alternative Provision Excellence Awards

Two areas within R.E.A.L. Education have recently been awarded Alternative Provision Excellence Awards from the Derbyshire Support Centres Alternative Provision Team.

The awards were presented to the R.E.A.L. Mechanics and R.E.A.L. Creative Digital teams after monthly observations from the Derbyshire Support Centre Alternative Provision Team judged their lessons to be ‘outstanding’ across all the essential categories of: Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Outcomes, Behaviour Management, Safeguarding, Health & Safety and Communication.

Neil Kellow, Lead Teacher of Creative Digital at R.E.A.L. Education said: “We are delighted that Creative Digital has been recognised again – this is our fifth year of achieving ‘outstanding’ against the framework! I couldn’t be more proud of the team and their fantastic achievements.”

Toni Germany, Provision Manager for R.E.A.L. Mechanics said: “As a team it’s great to be recognised for the hard work we have given over the past year. We strive to ensure that the learners are getting the best opportunities possible and this award definitely gives us the determination to continue succeeding. This is my first year as Provision Manager for the site so I feel that it’s a brilliant achievement for us to have accomplished!”

Well done to all at R.E.A.L. Creative Digital and R.E.A.L. Mechanics!

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