NewVIc student charter

The student charter is the contract that a student and the college enter into when that student joins NewVIc. It outlines the responsibilities of the student and the college.

Students can expect:

  • Good information, advice and guidance from expert staff at every stage
  • A good start to college; easy application and enrolment, thorough induction and being made feel welcome and safe in college
  • An early assessment of learning needs, a learning plan and prompt support
  • Support and encouragement to succeed and a personal tutor to help them achieve their goals
  • Excellent teaching that is varied, stimulating, challenging and inclusive
  • Clear targets and regular feedback on their progress, shared with parents/guardians.
  • Encouragement and support to make healthy choices
  • Guidance to make realistic and ambitious plans for their future in education or at work
  • An attractive, accessible and well-resourced learning environment
  • Recognition and respect for their language, culture, values, beliefs, abilities and interests
  • Confidence that any behaviour issues or discrimination will be dealt with quickly and effectively
  • Encouragement to feed back their views and confidence that these will be acted upon
  • The opportunity to get involved in a wide range of activities to develop their broader skills and interests

We expect students to:

  • Know, follow and promote the college code of conduct at all times
  • Adopt a mature approach to learning, keep up with their work and aim for 100% attendance and punctuality
  • Let us know early when and where support is needed
  • Respect all other members of the college community and deal with differences calmly and sensibly
  • Act as good ambassadors for NewVIc, showing mature and respectful behaviour on and off campus.
  • Take full advantage of all the learning and wider opportunities offered at NewVIc and become fully involved in college life
  • Be prepared to give feedback on their learning and experience of college