Mission, Vision & Values

Mission, Vision & Values
Our mission, vision and values and our strategic goals have been reviewed to focus on what we believe is important for our future. Grantham College will, as always, endeavour to be true to its values and ensure we deliver on our mission: To deliver inspirational vocational, technical, professional and higher education and training that empowers people, businesses and the community to achieve their goals. Fundamentally we continue to strive to contribute to the economic prosperity and social cohesion of the communities we serve.

Our Mission
To deliver inspirational vocational, technical, professional, and higher education and training that empowers people, businesses, and the community to achieve their goals.

Our Vision
We will be an accessible, essential, relevant, and trusted partner that delivers improved skills & a love of lifelong learning leading to:

  • better progression opportunities and careers for our students
  • increased productivity and profitability for employers and
  • a thriving local economy and community.

Strategic Goals

  • Ensure that student and apprentice progression, employability and career opportunities are central to everything we do so that we help to improve social mobility, reduce employers’ skills gaps and support the creation of a thriving and sustainable local economy and community.
  • Develop and deliver a vocational, technical, professional and higher education curriculum which supports the above whilst increasing access & inclusivity.
  • Maintaining a financially robust and sustainable organisation that allows us to continue to invest in delivering our mission.
  •  Create a values driven organisation where all staff are supported & empowered to deliver the above, continuously improve & inspire our students to strive for and achieve the highest standards.

Our Core Values


Supportive – We will support & inspire others to achieve their goals, be positive & champion the joy of learning, inclusion & social mobility. We want our students to do well, be well and learn in a protective and safe environment.

Teamwork – we will take collective responsibility in delivering our mission and supporting each other. We commit to work with relevant partners, including employers, to deliver our mission.
Respect – for each other, valuing equality & diversity, respecting the environment. We commit to reducing waste & a careful management of scarce resources.

Innovation – we commit to adapt and develop our services to ensure they remain relevant to those we serve. We will embrace new technology that empowers people, businesses and the community to learn and achieve their goals.

Values Driven – we will always be focussed on our values, mission and the people we serve, doing our best to deliver value for money for them.

Excellence – We will strive for the highest standards & continuous improvement.

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