College Strategic Plan

Our Mission Statement:

As a College at the heart of the community it serves, our aim is to raise the expectations and achievements of all learners and by doing this play a leading and proactive role in the local area. Minsthorpe Community College’s mission is to change for the better the lives and life chances of all members of our community. In order to achieve this we are committed to the achievement of rapid educational transformation within the college through the development of outstanding practice based upon sustainable collaboration.

Strategic objectives:

  • Students across the college to achieve at least expected levels of progress- target grades will be aspirational: meeting them is a given; exceeding them the aim
  • The college to be rated outstanding by Ofsted
  • The overwhelming majority of teaching across the college to be rated good or outstanding

We will work to achieve this by:

  • Working relentlessly to ensure ‘no child is left behind’
  • Professionally developing our staff in an ethos of ‘capacity and care’
  • Continually striving to deliver inspirational learning, teaching and training for all learners
  • Driving for outstanding through engagement, enjoyment and safety
  • Constantly reviewing the effectiveness and impact of the college’s practices, in partnership with our governing body

Through our role as:

  • A Community College at the heart of the SESKU area – a focus for education and training for children and adults
  • A Community College with a commitment to enabling lifelong learning for all ages
  • A recognised quality provider who is part of the Wakefield Learning Community and the hub school for the Minsthorpe Consortium and the YTCA SCITT
  • A community college that values partnership working and has strong links with other institutions including primary, secondary, further and higher education, work-based learning providers. We work closely with other agencies and are committed to multi-professional support for our learners
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Minsthorpe Community College Strategic Plan Year 3 2017-2018 Download File