Mission & Strategic Plan

We’re one of the leading providers of education and training in Merseyside, but we’re always striving to do more. Our mission and our core values help us determine an effective strategy for the future.

To inspire, challenge and transform lives.

Strategic Plan 2017-2019

We’re committed to a challenging and ambitious vision for the future of Hugh Baird College in our latest strategic plan, as we look to build upon the great work we’ve done and the ‘Good’ results received from our latest Ofsted inspection.

We want to continue to deliver on the high standards we set for ourselves, as evident with the TEF ‘Gold’ status we were awarded for our top quality teaching.

Download Strategic Plan 17-19

Strategic Aims

Our strategic aims form the basis of everything we do at Hugh Baird College, supporting our overall strategy of demand-led growth and outstanding quality in all our provisions.

  1. Deliver outstanding quality across all aspects of the curriculum and College services.

  2. Provide a dynamic curriculum which meets local and national priorities, as well as the community as a whole by developing key transferable skills and employability.

  3. Work collaboratively to implement the proposals of the Area Based Review.

  4. Achieve progress towards outstanding financial status through efficiency and growth of current and new income streams.

  5. Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders to maximise reputational opportunities.

  6. Deliver outstanding teaching, learning and assessment.

  7. Invest in the creation of an education estate that supports raised aspirations for learners of all ages.

  8. Build a national reputation for high quality maths and English delivery.

Core Values

Across all our campuses, all our provisions and our whole organisation, we share a common set of core values at Hugh Baird College. These are the values which define who we are. They help us understand how we should behave. And they guide us in all the work we do.

Our values support our current endeavours and our vision for the future, and they’re based on our experience in education and training. They are values which help us to set the best of examples to our students, our staff, our partners, and the community around us.

Core Values

Each of our values has been carefully chosen to represent who we are as an organisation, and how we do things at Hugh Baird College.

  1. Integrity and honesty: we act honestly, ethically and legally in all we do

  2. Openness: we are open to new ideas and share knowledge

  3. Trust and mutual respect: we treat everyone with fairness and integrity

  4. Courage: we have the courage to act on our convictions

  5. Social Responsibility: we are responsible to our colleagues, students and the environment where we live and work

  6. Accountability: we are accountable for our actions and seek to improve lives

  7. Excellence: we strive for excellence in all we do