New College, Telford

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Coordinates: 52°41′56″N 2°30′36″W / 52.6989°N 2.5100°W / 52.6989; -2.5100

New College Telford
Mottoes Be Ambitious. Think Differently. Stay Focused. Make Your Own Success Story At New College Telford.
Type Sixth form college
Headteacher Fiona O'Brien (Acting)
Chair David Hopkins
Location King Street, Wellington
Telford
Shropshire
TF1 1NY
England England
Local authority Telford & Wrekin
Students 1450
Gender Co-educational
Ages 16–19
Colours Black & Orange (Student), Green (Higher education student), Red (Student council) & Pink (Temporary)
Website nct.ac.uk

New College Telford is a sixth form college situated in Wellington, an area within Telford, Shropshire, England. The college caters for 16- to 19-year-olds, but also offers part-time courses to the rest of the community, principally adults. The College offers a range of courses at level two and three with particular specialisms in the sciences, performing arts and music. The college is currently under the leadership of acting principal: Fiona O' Brien (Janet Rigby executive assistant to the principal & CEO) and leadership structure is as follows: Jean Wright (vice principal curriculum & student experience), Andy Graham (vice principal quality & performance), Martin Smith (finance director), Reenee Gilbert (business development manager), Kevin Wintle (head of MIS), Heather Wheelan-Jones (head of human resources, health & safety & estates), Chris Wain (head of student experience), Craig Jones (finance manager). With head of curriculum's being Jenny Nolan (business, law & leisure), Ashley Griffiths (STEM), Holly Davies (communications & IT), Maxine Cumming (humanities, social science & health) & Mandy Parker (creatives). College governors are as follows: David Hopkins (chair), Gail Bleasby (vice chair), Keith Scribbins (clerk), Julian Dean (teaching staff governor), Graham Briscoe, Anna Brennand, Steven Walton & Jenny Wynn along with the two senior student council members: student president & vice president. During February 2015 the college was rated "Requires Improvement" by ofsted inspectors which is one less that their last inspection. The college aims to create an environment which all students are able to succeed and does this by liaising with partner secondary schools within Telford & Wrekin. The college as of May 2016 is in talks with a merger with Telford college of arts & technology (TCAT).

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