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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

We are required to make available a Scheme of Publications  

Freedom of Information Act 2000

1. Introduction

This Publication Scheme expresses the commitment of the Board of Governors of City College to meeting its statutory duties under the Freedom of Information Act and the policy standards of openness and accountability expressed within its Policy Statement on Information Governance

2. General Principles

The table below indicates where documents may be obtained, eg:

However, there are documents which are not available on the website because they:

3. Obtaining Information

Applications for documents for which there is a charge should be accompanied by the correct fee in sterling for each document in the form of a cheque drawn on a UK-based bank, or as postal order, crossed and payable to City College Brighton and Hove.

4. Provision of Information

5. Further assistance

If City College is not able to help you, or you would like further information about the information which you may obtain, contact –

The Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Who we are and what we do?

Legal framework of the College and its subsidiaries

Document How to access

City College Board of Governors: Instrument and Articles of Government 2013

Instrument and Articles

City Education Trust: Memorandum and Articles of Association

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City Apprenticeships Ltd: Memorandum and Articles of Association

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 How the College is organised

Document How to access

Governance arrangements

Governance Pages of College Website

Organisational Structure chart

Meetings and Communication Structure chart

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Terms of reference:

Senior Leadership Team

Senior Management Team

Health and Safety Committee

Equality and Diversity Committee

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 Lists and information relating to organisations that the college works in partnership with

Document How to access

Skills Funding Agency

Education Funding Agency

Association of Colleges/ AoSEC


GFE South

See Websites of individual organisations

Local employers, businesses, trade and partnership organisations

 Location and contact details:

 View our contact page here.

 Student activities 

Document How to access

Learner Involvement Strategy

Learner involvement strategy

 Student Council minutes


What we spend and how we spend it

Funding/ Income

Document How to access

Sources of funding and income, such as funding grants, tuition fees, endowment, rents, investment income and income generating schemes

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 Budgetary and account information; expenditure

Document How to access

Annual statements of accounts

Financial Statements 2010-11

Financial Statements 2011-12

Financial Statements 2012-13

Financial Statements 2013-14

Financial Statements 2014-15

Financial Statements 2015-16

Details of items of expenditure over £15,000

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 Financial Audit reports

Document How to access

Annual Report of the Audit Committee to the Board of Governors

Audit Committee Annual Report 2014-15

 Capital Programme

Document How to access

Information on major plans for capital expenditure

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Financial regulations and procedures 

Document How to access

Financial Regulations, including:

Fraud Response Plan

Anti-Bribery Policy

Financial Regulations

Pay policy

The College pays salaries according to Association of Colleges (AoC) recommendations.

Staff pay and grading structures

Document How to access

Salaries for senior staff which, for the purposes of this document, means staff on the Senior Leadership Team whose basic actual salary is at least £60,000 per annum

Available from Financial Statements

Staff allowances and expenses

Document How to access

Details of allowances and expenses that can be incurred or claimed.

Available from Financial Regulations

Total of allowances and expenses paid to individual senior staff (as defined above)

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Governors' allowances

Document How to access

Details of allowances or expenses that can be claimed or incurred and a record of total payments made to individual governors

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 Register of suppliers

Document How to access

Register of Suppliers

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Procurement and tender procedures and reports

Document How to access

Procurement procedures

Available from Financial Regulations 

Procurement and Tender Reports

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What are our priorities and how are we doing?

Strategies and plans

Document How to access

Strategic Vision 2013-18


Strategic Vision 2013-18



Teaching and Learning Strategies and procedures


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Public Values Statement

Public Values Statement


Document How to access

Internal self assessment:

Annual Self Assessment Report

Annual Higher Education Self assessment

Student Satisfaction Survey results

External assessment:

OfSTed 2011



OfSted website

Corporate relations

Document How to access

Information relating to the College’s links with employers and sponsors

Stakeholder Engagement Policy

Government and regulatory reports

Document How to access

Eg. Accreditation and monitoring reports by professional, statutory or regulatory bodies and information than an institution is legally obliged to make available to funding and/or monitoring bodies.

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How we make decisions

Governing body

Document How to access

Minutes of Board of Governors and Committees

To access minutes from our Board of Governors meetings please click here.

To access minutes from our Audit Committee meetings please click here.

Other Board level meetings

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Internal meetings

Document How to access

Senior Leadership Team
Senior Management Team
Curriculum and Quality Team
Health and Safety Committee
Higher Education Board
Staff Forum
Student Council

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Our policies and procedures 

Document How to access


Some College policies are available on the College Website here:

Any others can be requested by contacting

 Lists and registers 

Any information the college is currently legally required to hold in publicity available registers

Document How to access

Register of Interests of Board Members

Register of Interests of Senior Staff and Budget Holders

Register of gifts and hospitality provided to Board members and senior staff.

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 Asset registers

Document How to access

The location of public land and building assets.

Key information from capital asset registers

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Document How to access


Details of the locations of any overt CCTV surveillance cameras operated by or on behalf of the college.

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 Disclosure logs

Document How to access


Disclosure logs of information provided in response to disclosure requests


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Subcontractor supply chain - fees and charges

Document How to access


For information on City College's subcontractor supply chain please click the link.


2014/15 Subcontractor supply-chain fees and charges

The services we offer

Information about the services that we offer, including prospectuses, leaflets, guidance and newsletters is available from our website:, by emailing, or dropping into our student centre at Pelham Street, Brighton BN1 4FA