Weston College is an Ofsted outstanding college of further and higher education in Weston-super-Mare.
It provides education and vocational training to nearly 30,000 learners across the country.
The College is regarded as one of the top FE colleges in the UK and won both “College of the Year” and “Overall Further Education Provider of the Year” at the 2015 Times Educational Supplement Further Education Awards.
It teaches a range of higher education courses through University Centre Weston, as well as 70 different apprenticeships from intermediate to degree-level.
Weston College’s mission is “creating brighter futures”, which means that we put our students at the heart of everything that we do.
We put the learner first
We are entrepreneurial in approach and innovative in our thinking
We are ambitious and aspirational
We value diversity and celebrate success
We enable collaboration and work in partnership
We are responsive to the needs of students, staff, businesses and the community
We provide a safe and sustainable place to study and work.
Our corporate aims include:
Ensuring a safe, stimulating and innovative learning and working environment, responsive to the needs of individuals, businesses and the wider communities
Supporting the learning environment through an embedded culture of inclusion, equality and partnership
Creating a secure, supportive, responsive and welcoming environment for our students, staff and business partners
Harnessing technology to provide an innovative, flexible, and varied learning and working environment
Improving opportunities and enabling learners to succeed, progress and meet future challenges by providing high quality teaching, learning and assessment
Listening and respecting the views of students, the business community and our staff
Remaining a financially robust organisation through long-term financial health enabling the delivery of all corporate aims and objectives.