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In this section you will find some of our college policies and key information.

Equality & Diversity

Cronton Sixth Form College welcomes people from all sections of the community. We are committed to an ethos of promoting equality and social inclusion, and removing any barriers to learning that people may face. Your own race, gender, age, ability or disability, sexuality, religion, culture and lifestyle will be respected and treated positively.

  • To view a copy of the college’s Equality and Diversity Policy please click here.
  • To view the Equality and Diversity Chapter of the college’s strategic plan please click here.
  • To view the college’s gender pay gap report please click here.

Freedom of Information

Read our Model Publication Scheme and Freedom of Information documentation.

Privacy Statement

Please click here to view the college’s Privacy Statement.


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Job Vacancies

Click here for details on working at Cronton Sixth Form College, our current vacancies and how to apply.


  • Click here to access the minutes of recent Board and Committee meetings.
  • Click here for information on who our governors are.
  • Click here for information about how to become a governor.

Public Value Statement

Please click here to download a copy. Terms and conditions apply.

Strategic Plan

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How we spend our money

The college spends its income on the running of its academic and vocational departments, providing academic and pastoral support services (such as the LRC, IT services, study support, careers advice and welfare services), management and administration and maintaining its buildings and other facilities.

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Ofsted Inspection

On Friday 6th November Ofsted published Cronton Sixth Form/Riverside College’s report following their inspection on the 23 and 24th September 2015.

Riverside was the first College in the North West to be inspected under the new Ofsted inspection framework which now makes judgements on whether the provider ‘continues to be good’ and if ‘safeguarding is effective’. Riverside College were judged to have met these requirements and was praised for some outstanding practice seen during the inspection.

Extracts from the report’s findings include the following:

  • “…students achieve grades at or above those expected from their qualifications when they start college”
  • “Students’ progression to further study, higher education, apprenticeships or employment is high”
  • “Teaching, learning and assessment are consistently good”
  • “…students participate well in lessons and develop their knowledge and skills effectively”
  • “…provision is responsive to local and regional priorities”
  • “…very effective action is taken to safeguard students”
  • “Students behave particularly well at college and respect each other and their teachers”

Click here to download the full report.

QAA Institutional Review of Higher Education

Cronton Sixth Form/Riverside College underwent a QAA Institutional Review of Higher Education in May 2014. The findings of their report can be accessed below. The report details how Riverside College is meeting in full the requirements of the QAA quality code and how the College will take forward the good practice that was recognised by QAA.

QAA Higher Education Review (HER) Report