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College Reports and Policies

Ofsted Report 2015 

Following our 2015 Ofsted visit, we are pleased with the report as it praises our 'exceptional' support for learners and the way in which we plan learning and the curriculum to meet the needs of the community. This is absolutely what RACC's mission is all about.

Ofsted 2015 Report


QAA - HE Review 2016

In 2016, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) completed a Higher Education Review of Richmond Adult Community College (RACC). The main purpose of these reviews is to make judgements on the academic standards and quality of Higher Education provision.

The outcomes of this review, published in October 2016, state that Higher Education provision at RACC meets UK expectations in all areas, namely:


  • The maintenance of the academic standards
  • The quality of student learning opportunities
  • The quality of the information about learning opportunities
  • The enhancement of student learning opportunities


"RACC is proud of its tradition of enabling access for non-traditional learners to further and higher education. The quality of the learner experience and support for learners on the small HNC and HND provision at RACC was praised by the reviewers.”

Gabrielle Flint - Principal


The Strategic Plan 2016 - 2019

This document provides the basis for planning the organisation's business over the next three years. It also provides the context for submitting annual Development Planning information to the Skills Funding Agency as well as other regulatory authorities.
Strategic Plan


Annual Report and Financial Statements

This document sets out the College’s Financial Statements for the previous year, along with the Annual report regarding the College, statement on Corporate Governance and Control, and the Independent Auditor’s report.

Annual Report and Financial Statements 2014-2015

Annual Report and Financial Statements 2015-2016


College Charter

College Charter [PDF, 152 KB]


Complaints Policy and Procedure

Complaints Policy and Procedure [PDF, 61 KB]


Assessment and Appeals Policy and Procedure

Assessment is a vital part of the learning and teaching process. At RACC we use the attached procedures to provide a framework to ensure the highest quality in assessment that meets the needs of all learners, in all settings and includes work based assessments.

Assessment and Appeals Policy and Procedure.pdf


Exams Procedure

Exams procedure document


Equality and Diversity

Richmond Adult Community College welcomes all people regardless of their gender, age, race, marital status, language, cultural, social or religious background, and physical, sensory or intellectual difficulty, sexual orientation or HIV status.


The staff of RACC will endeavour to promote equality of opportunity and will always challenge prejudice and inequality.

All staff at the College are expected to value and celebrate the diversity brought into the College. We would be pleased to know if, at any time, we fail to meet these standards. Please contact the Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee if you have any comments on our Equality and Diversity Policy

Equality and Diversity [PDF, 201KB]

Equality and Diversity Objectives


Supply Chain Fees and Charges  

Supply Chain Fees and Charges Policy [PDF, 240KB]

RACC Subcontractors Academic Year 2016/17


Health and Safety

Richmond Adult Community College is committed to excellence in teaching and learning; the management of health and safety is integral to these activities and so the same commitment to excellence shall apply to the manner in which the College discharges its responsibilities for the health and safety of its employees, students, visitors (including contractors) and all those who may be affected by its activities.

Health and Safety Policy [PDF, 425KB]



Safeguarding and Prevent Policy (January 2017) [PDF, 301KB]


Anti Harassment & Bullying

Anti Harassment Policy [PDF, 28KB]

Anti Harassment Procedure [PDF, 30KB]


Whistle Blowing Policy

Whistle Blowing pdf 


Website Terms and Conditions

Website Terms & Conditions

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Learner Handbook 2016-17

Where we are


Advanced Learner Loans


Funding Your Course


Upcoming Events


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