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Mission Statement

Vision, Mission, Values.

Franklin Vision           

“To provide the best possible life chances for young people. To support learning and to inspire success”

Franklin Mission        

Franklin College will provide an excellent learning experience, in an inclusive and supportive environment, which inspires students to achieve their potential. Innovative, outward looking and working in partnership, we will raise aspirations for young people and adults.

Our strategic objectives are to:

  • ensure that students achieve the best possible outcomes on all Study Programmes
  • ensure that each student is given the best opportunity to achieve their individual career aims and that a culture of high aspiration is embedded across the College
  • ensure that the College challenges students to broaden and deepen their experience to significantly improve their life chances
  • build the capacity of staff to enhance student success, progress and future life chances
  • make a unique contribution to partnership working – locally, regionally and internationally
  • ensure a successful and sustainable future through the effective management, marshalling and use of financial and human resources.

Franklin Values        

Mutual Respect and Common Purpose

  • a wide understanding of and commitment to our vision for all learners at Franklin College
  • value each other – mutual respect for each other’s roles; be positive and listen and be mutually supportive
  • work as a team and to the best of our ability, to contribute to the whole College
  • reflect, review and feed back
  • empower staff and students to take responsibility for their roles and actions

High Expectations

  • set and expect high and achievable standards for both students and staff
  • be consistent in the standards we expect from students and from staff
  • supporting students to stretch their potential, to progress well and achieve
  • be good role models for students
  • develop an ethos of challenge, support and professional dialogue
  • be passionate and enthusiastic about teaching, learning and assessment and personalising professional practice to the needs of the learner


  • develop communications and understanding of each person’s role
  • invest in each person, acknowledge and respond to their health, wellbeing and professional development needs
  • provide a safe, respectful working environment for all staff and students