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Freedom of Information

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, members of the public have rights to access information held by public authorities, including Further Education colleges.
Loughborough college has adopted the model publication scheme prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner. This publication scheme commits the college to make information available to the public as part of its normal business activities. The information covered is included in the classes of information listed below, where this information is held by the college.
The scheme commits the college:
  • To proactively publish or otherwise make available as a matter of routine, information, including environmental information, which is held by the college and falls within the classifications below.
  • To specify the information which is held by the college and falls within the classifications below.
  • To proactively publish or otherwise make available as a matter of routine, information in line with the statements contained within this scheme.
  • To produce and publish the methods by which the specific information is made routinely available so that it can be easily identified and accessed by members of the public.
  • To review and update on a regular basis the information the college makes available under this scheme.
  • To produce a schedule of any fees charged for access to information which is made proactively available.
  • To make this publication scheme available to the public.
  • To publish any dataset held by the authority that has been requested, and any updated versions it holds, unless the authority is satisfied that it is not appropriate to do so.

Classes of Information

Who we are and what we do.
Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.


What we spend and how we spend it.
Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit.
What our priorities are and how we are doing.
Strategy and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.
How we make decisions.
Decision-making processes, internal criteria and procedures, consultations.
Our policies and procedures.
Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our functions and responsibilities.
Lists and Registers.
Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the college.
The Services we Offer.
Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.

The classes of information will not generally include:
  • Information the disclosure of which is prevented by law, or exempt under the Freedom of Information Act, or is otherwise properly considered to be protected from disclosure.
  • Information in draft form.
  • Information that is no longer readily available as it is contained in files that have been placed in archive storage, or is difficult to access for similar reasons.



Click here
, for the Method by which information published, under this scheme will be made available


Click here​, for information on charges which may be made for Information published under this scheme.




 Higher Education Access Agreement


Our Access Agreement is now available. Click below to download.

Access Agreement 15-16

Access Agreement 16-17




Our OFSTED report is now available. Click below to download.



 Equality, Health and Safety and Safeguarding


If you are looking for information about Equality, Health and Safety and Safeguarding please see the documents below


 College Accounts


​Please find information regarding the College Accounts below.

 Contact details

To request information available through our publication scheme, if you are not able to obtain what you require from the website, then please indicate clearly what information you require, and contact:
The Freedom of Information Officer  
Loughborough College
LE11 3BT
Tel 01509 618367
Fax 08451 662951