Mission and Values

Our mission

Inspirational learning creating outstanding futures.

College values

  • Placing the student at the heart of all we do 
  • Showing fairness, courtesy and mutual respect 
  • Learning, teaching and assessment as the key to our success 
  • Empowering others to achieve their full potential
  • Working collaboratively to achieve excellence and growth across all the communities that we serve  .
  • Strategic goals

  • To ensure student success and deliver outstanding return on education investment by remaining in the top 10% for education performance
  • To meet local, regional and national skills priorities through an innovative and highly responsive curriculum offer, further cementing our place as a national leader in technical and professional education and training
  • To support economic growth by working with employers and other stakeholders to co-create programmes which meet current and future education and workforce needs
  • To raise aspiration for all, ensuring high-levels of attainment across our diverse portfolio and encouraging progression to fulfilling, high value careers
  • To retain the financial strength to invest in inspiring education and learning that empowers students to reach their full potential
  • To continue to invest in people and partnerships that create an enabling foundation to deliver high quality education, training and skills for students
  • We will work collaboratively towards an environmentally sustainable agenda both as a college and with our local, regional and national partners.
  • Our strategies (PDF downloads)

    FDAP
    Apprenticeships
    European Structural and Investment Funds
    Council for Independent Education
    European Social Fund
    Lancaster University
    Matrix
    Ofsted
    Disabled Confident
    QAA
    STEM
    Top 50 Training Providers