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Welcome to Franklin College

Welcome to Franklin

If you are looking for a forward thinking, student centred and consistently successful college you are in the right place.

Why Franklin?

Every year, students choose to come to Franklin College for a whole host of different reasons, although overwhelmingly, when asked why they decided to come to Franklin, students will talk about:

  • The overall quality of teaching and learning
  • Consistently high exam results   
  • Well informed staff who guide and support students in relation to their career aspirations
  • The widest range of A Level and BTEC courses in the area and the ability to combine them both
  • Highly experienced teaching and support staff who are specialists in Post 16 education
  • A relaxed, mature and friendly environment
  • Excellent facilities designed especially for Post 16 study

About us

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

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

Our College connected by common values. Franklinsense is the College’s statement of values that respond to, reflect and contextualise the fundamental British values of our society:

  • Equality
  • Acceptance
  • Success
  • Considerate
  • Respectful
  • Safe
  • Role model
  • Communicate
  • Enthuisiasm
  • Everyone
  • Together
  • Fair
  • Honesty
  • Self Respect
  • Celebrate
  • Enjoyment

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Franklin College directly.

Last updated date: 10 August 2016

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