Rights and Responsibilities
SSFC takes seriously its responsibility to promote the well-being and interests of its students.
We aim to improve their:
- Personal and social skills
- Economic and social well-being
- Health and well-being
- Contribution to the community
SSFC will work with staff, students and other providers and professionals to ensure that students feel and keep safe and are supported appropriately.
Equality and Diversity
The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 ~ it is a fundamental understanding at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College that each member of the College, whether student or staff, is a valued person in his/her own right, regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, religion, belief, sexual orientation or disability. The structures in the College are designed to ensure this aim is realised.
All of the college’s policies and procedures go through the Equality Impact Assessment procedure.
In addition, the annual staff and student surveys are constructed with due regard to equality and diversity questions.
If you would like more information on the College’s Equality Policies and Procedures or would like copies in a format which is accessible for you, please contact us.
Safeguarding Young People
Shrewsbury Sixth Form College has a statutory and moral duty to ensure that it functions with a view to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people receiving education at college. Shrewsbury Sixth Form College is committed to provide a safe learning environment that is based upon positive well-being, personal safety and security for all students and all staff.
Consultation arrangements for obtaining the views of staff and students
Following changes made in the Education Act 2011 and subsequent changes to the Instrument and Articles of Government, a new Article – 3(1)(aa) requires the Corporation to publish their arrangements for obtaining the views of staff and students on the determination and periodic review of the educational character and mission of the institution and the oversight of its activities. Shrewsbury Sixth Form College values the views of all staff, students and stakeholders and uses their views as an integral part of the determination and periodic review of the educational character and mission of the College. Click Consultation Arrangements for Obtaining the views of staff and students Mar 2013 to read more.