The mission of Our Lady's is that every child whatever their background has the opportunity and support to achieve their very best. This is achieved through excellent teaching, strong pastoral support and rigorous monitoring of the students' progress. (CDQS 2014)
This is a college that regards high performance and the journey to outstanding as the norm. People take great pride in their work and in the outcomes that the students achieve. There is absolutely no complacency and whilst people often work under pressure, they rise to the challenge of giving every student the very best they can. (IIP 2014)
Specialist Schools & Academies Trust Press Release - May 2014
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Engineering College one of the best in the country for student progress at GCSE
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Engineering College has received national recognition for the value it adds to students' achievements at GCSE.
A recent in-depth analysis of official Department for Education data on all state-funded schools in England by SSAT, the national schools' membership organisation for improvement and collaboration, identified Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Engineering College's success.
The school has qualified for an SSAT Educational Outcomes Award by being in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress made by pupils between their key Stage 2 results at primary school and their GCSE results at age 16.
Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT said:
'Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Engineering College should be congratulated for their exceptional achievement. They have proved themselves to be leading the field in improving GCSE outcomes for their students. There is so much good practice that this school could share, and I hope many schools will join us at the celebration ceremony for the chance to network and share strategies with award-winning schools.
'These results are testament to the commitment and hard work of the students, teachers and leadership team at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Engineering College, and show what can be achieved when skilled teachers have high expectations and ambition for every young person. I am proud that this school is a member of the SSAT network.'