Barnsley College Department of Art, Design & Fashion


Educators : 19

Students : 165

Barnsley College Department of Art, Design & Fashion

Barnsley College Department of Art, Design & Fashion

About Barnsley College Department of Art, Design & Fashion

The world is changing all around us. For the College to continue to thrive over the next ten years and beyond, we must look ahead, understand the trends and forces that, in the future, will shape our business and we must move swiftly to prepare for what’s to come.

We must get ready for tomorrow today! That’s what our Vision, Mission, Values, Drivers and Strategic Priorities are all about. The Vision creates the long-term destination for Barnsley College, the Mission, Values, Drivers and Strategic Priorities provide us with a ‘roadmap’ for achieving our vision.

College Vision To be a world class tertiary college.

Our Vision serves as the ultimate destination for the College; it frames our ambitions and expectations and provides a clear long term goal.

College Mission

Our roadmap starts with our Mission. It declares our purpose as a College and serves as the standard against which we weigh our actions and decisions. We will provide exceptional opportunities and inspirational learning experiences for young people, adults, businesses and the diverse communities we serve.

Values and Drivers

Our Values and Drivers serve as a compass for our actions and describe how we behave in the world.

College Values

• Aspirational with heart

• Down to earth with huge ambition

• High performing but with soul

• Everyone together, whilst supporting the individual

• Contemporary

Management Drivers

• Energy and enjoyment

• Few rules, clear boundaries

• Pride and ambition

• Ownership and high performance

• Responsibility and accountability

Public Value Statement


To position Barnsley College as a catalyst for educational, economic and social change in the South Yorkshire region.” 

Barnsley College 

Barnsley College is committed to being actively involved in the economic, social and cultural development of our community. This is through collaborative partnership working and the innovative engagement and creation of opportunities for the practical benefit of the people, businesses and communities that we serve.