Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College

At a glance

Causes

  • Education

Other details

Organisation type: 
Educational body
Geographical remit: 
National - Britain

Objectives

Provides land based learning activities at further and higher education to c3,800 students annually through

High-quality teaching and learning providing students with the skills and knowledge they need to progress into further study or employment

Creating opportunities irrespective of previous achievement which widens participation and tackles social exclusion in our community, reducing the number of young people not in education or training (NEETS)

Excellent employment record for students

Strong student support systems assisting students to achieve

Proactive partnerships with a range of stakeholders including employers, industry and commerce including Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) which cover the catchment area of the College.

Feeding the World and Saving the Planet

Activities

Strategic Theme 1 – ‘Technical and professional land-based curriculum which is high quality, industry relevant and enhances our students’ employability.’ Student progression is on target. The College remains graded good for Ofsted.  The College has Degree Awarding Powers (FDAP).

Strategic Theme 2 – ‘Outstanding resources that deliver an exceptional and inclusive student experience.’  The College remains outstanding under the Ofsted care standards inspection framework. Progress in digital learning has been in line/ahead of expected targets.

Strategic Theme 3 – ‘Engagement bringing people and place together, to build mutually beneficial relationships and celebrate successes.’ Overall employer satisfaction is good.

Strategic Theme 4 – ‘Sustainability and wider contribution to the Circular Economy is embedded into College life.’ ESFA financial health remains Good. Roadmap to sustainability. Investors in People.

Construction of the Digital Skills Academy funded by a York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) grant.  The new space specifically designed for digital teaching and learning and will ensure all students have access to the training facilities required to enable them to progress into work with the digital skills expected by industry. Construction of the new beef centre through a grant from the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology to showcase precision livestock farming and teach modern precision farming techniques. The classroom building constructed as part of this project is the College’s first carbon neutral building.

Current opportunities

North Yorkshire, YO23 3FR

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Previous placements

  • Governors (Trustees) with quality of education or people services experience to join our Corporation