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Mission, Core Values and Strategic Plan


Our mission is:

To inspire, challenge and transform lives.

Our core values are:

  1. Integrity and honesty: we act honestly, ethically and legally in all we do
  2. Openness: we are open to new ideas and share knowledge
  3. Trust and mutual respect: we treat everyone with fairness and integrity
  4. Courage: we have the courage to act on our convictions
  5. Social Responsibility: we are responsible to our colleagues, students and the environment where we live and work
  6. Accountability: we are accountable for our actions and seek to improve lives
  7. Excellence: we strive for excellence in all we do

Strategic aims

The overarching themes in relation to the College's strategy are demand led growth and outstanding quality in all our provision. To do this we have identified 8 key aims:

  1. Deliver outstanding quality across all aspects of the curriculum and College services
  2. Provide a dynamic curriculum which meets local and national priorities, as well as the community as a whole by developing key transferable skills and employability
  3. Work collaboratively to implement the proposals of the Area Based Review
  4. Achieve progress towards outstanding financial status through efficiency and growth of current and new income streams
  5. Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders to maximise reputational opportunities
  6. Deliver outstanding teaching, learning and assessment
  7. Invest in the creation of an education estate that supports raised aspirations for learners of all ages
  8. Build a national reputation for high quality maths and English delivery

Strategic plan

To read more details about our strategic aims, download our Strategic Plan for 2016-2018: