Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans, bright future

View Cabinet Decision Record

Cabinet Decision: 14th July 2016
Title of Item/Report
Stockton Riverside College Progress Update
Record of the Decision
Consideration was given to a report that presented the College's current position as well as future aspirations. Over the last three years Stockton Riverside College had transformed. A review of College performance was provided and summarised the College's position in respect of the Area Review and the proposed merger with Darlington College; identifying the potential benefits and opportunities therein. Detail was then provided regarding the communities that the College serves. The report draws attention to the significant work undertaken with unemployed people and the response to the recent SSI closure. Also featured in this report was the extensive work the College does with business, the growth in apprenticeships and current work with NETA.


1. The progress of the college and the on-going partnership between the college and the Council be noted.

2. Cabinet thank the outgoing Chair of Governors, Steve Cossins, for his work since 2011 and welcome the new Chair, Mark White, to the position.
Reasons for the Decision
Cabinet was asked to consider the strategic and operational activities of the college and note its' progress against these.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest

Cllr Norma Wilburn declared a personal non prejudicial interest in Agenda Item 9 - Stockton Riverside College Progress Update as she was on the Board of Stockton Riverside College.
Details of any Dispensations
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
Midnight, 25th July 2016

Date of Publication: 19 July 2016

Can't find it

Can't find what you're looking for? Let us know and we'll do our best to point you in the right direction