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Barnsley College

Barnsley College is a large mainstream college of further education offering a vast range of courses covering many vocational and academic areas. 

Barnsley College Learner's Charter
We hope to provide you with a learning and listening community.

What you can expect from us:


  • We recognise you as an individual with a wide range of talents whatever your background.
  • We share responsibility with you in planning what you want to learn.
  • We help you to understand the choices open to you and how the choices can help you.
  • We will help you to develop all the skills necessary so that you are a successful learner.

Skills and Knowledge

  • We will support you in working with others to plan what you learn.
  • We will teach you well and help you to meet your course requirements and make good progress.
  • We aim to help you use the skills you have already developed.
  • We will support you to gain confidence in taking on new challenges.
  • We will give you support to enable you to achieve your targets and goals.

How and where you learn

  • We will provide different teaching and learning approaches and up-to-date resources which meet your personal needs and help you meet the demands of your course.
  • Our teaching and support staff will support you in all aspects of your learning.
  • The College offers modern, learning environments with up-to-date resources which are designed to help you progress quickly.

Listening to you

  • We will ask for your views about your learning in the College along with your views of all the services offered to help us to improve quality
  • We will ask you to think about your own learning and help plan your next steps.
  • We will provide independent advice, information and guidance to help you plan your future learning.
  • We will review your work and provide feedback on how to improve your own standards.
  • We will recognise and give praise for your achievements.
  • We will make sure that you know that you are valued and listened to.

Who to contact

Last updated on 29/08/2018
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