College Information

Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan for Suffolk New College has been developed in consultation with stakeholders, staff and customers. The Plan outlines the College's ambitious goals for the next five years. Feel free to browse through our Strategic Plan.

Public Values Statement

Discover how Suffolk New College adds value to the social, economic and physical well-being of our whole community and how these values underpin the College's Strategic Aims here.

Strategic Aims

The staff, students and Board members of Suffolk New College are committed to our renewed Strategic Aims. The Strategic Aims are implemented throughout our ethos, culture, activities and partnerships, and through the delivery of the College's Strategic Plan. Our aims can be viewed here.

Equality and Diversity

Equality and Diversity is embedded into the way the College works.Suffolk New College is committed to creating and sustaining a positive and supportive working environment for our staff and an excellent teaching/learning experience for our students, where staff are equally valued and respected and students are encouraged to thrive academically. As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. Find out more in our Equality and Diversity Policy and our Single Equality Scheme and Action Plan.

Admissions Policy

Suffolk New College is committed to ensure students receive effective admissions advice and assistance which match them to the most appropriate study programme and help them make informed choices about their future direction. All programmes offered are supported by Government funding and as such Maths and English are included in study programmes as directed by EFA guidance. Find out more in our Admissions Policy.

Terms & Conditions

To view our Terms & Conditions please follow this link

Performance & Behaviour Policy

The College is committed to providing a safe environment where all students can work in order to enjoy and achieve their chosen goals. The Student Performance & Behaviour Policy and procedures are designed to promote positive behaviour, set clear expectations for behaviour, and help students understand processes and sanctions for students whose behaviour falls below acceptable standards. Find out more in our Performance and Behaviour Policy.

Sustainability Policy

Suffolk New College has a community of some 2500 students and 500 staff, we recognise the need to manage our operations on a sustainable basis and that creating a more sustainable future is the responsibility of us all. It is with this in mind that this sustainability policy has been formulated.

Ofsted Report

If you're interested in seeing how we performed in our 2017 Ofsted Report feel free to take a look here.

Financial Statements

Here's our last two financial statements from 2017 and 2018

Freedom of Information

Please see our Privacy & Freedom of Information Notice

Compliments, Comments and Complaints

Please see our Compliments, Comments and Complaints Policy for full details

Skills Funding Agency Complaints Guidance Document

Sub Contractors

In line with our freedom of information policy, here's all the information about the sub-contractors that we employ.

Please click here to view Suffolk New College's Supply Chain Fees and Charges Policy.

Please click below to view the actual performance for the year ended

31 July 2016

31 July 2017

31 July 2018

Key Facts

Location Suffolk New College is based in Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk, near the thriving waterfront and town centre.

Turnover £18.3 million

Total number of staff Full-time: Academic 126 Business Support 93 Total 219

Part-time: Academic 54 (32.14 fte) Business Support 138 (77.03 fte) Total 192 (104.17 fte)

Casual: Academic 9 (headcount) Business Support 43 (headcount) Total 52 (headcount)

Total number of students (16/17)

14 – 16: 39 Full-time: 2543 Part-time: 4652 Apprenticeships: 421 JTL/CITB: 158 Community Learners: 131 Higher Education: 95

Success Rates (15/16) 76% success rate for 16 – 18 qualifications 82% success rate for 19+ qualifications 65% success rate for Full Apprenticeship Framework

Employer Links Suffolk New College is currently working with 244 employers

The success rate is the retention rate (number of students who completed divided by number of students who started) multiplied by the achievement rate (number of students who have achieved divided by the number of students who completed).

Gender Pay Gap Report

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Trade Union Facility Time

More information about this can be found via this link

Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy & GDPR information can be found here