Barnfield College operates within a framework of policies, procedures and guidance documents to ensure that services are compliant and consistent and enable individuals to participate in activities safely and fairly.

All our policies and procedures are reviewed and updated regularly.

Report and Financial Statements

The responsible use of public funding is essential. We will always seek to prioritise expenditure and investment to benefit local people and our communities. Our financial statements include information about returns on financial investment and other key information.

Please click here to view our Report and Finanical Statements.

Higher Education

HE Fees and Finance Policy

HE Refund and Compensation Policy

Higher Education Policy – Everything you need to know

Academic Appeals Policy (WHC Group)

Complaints Policy (WHC Group)

Assessment Extension Form

UoB Student Complaints Policy

Student Transfer Arrangements 



Safeguarding Policy

Barnfield Nursery Safeguarding Policy

Student Protection Plan

Student Protection Plan

Managing Student Behaviour Policy

Admissions Policy and Accessibility Statement

Health and Safety

Health and Safety Policy

Data Protection

Data Protection Policy

Privacy Notice [Nov 2019]

Retention and Disposal Schedule 

IT Security and Acceptable Use Policy

Remote learning

Remote Education Statement 2021

16-19 Tuition Fund Statement

16-19 Tuition Fund Statement


Subcontractor Fees and Charges


Complaints Policy

Complaint Form

Fees Policy 2022/23

Fees Policy 2022/23 


Gender Pay Gap

WHC Group (West Herts College and Barnfield College) continues to meet the obligations for monitoring and reporting gender pay gaps alongside the existing requirements for specified public bodies, including publishing annual information to demonstrate compliance under the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED).

WHC Group is proud that the published figures demonstrate we are committed to gender pay equality – we will ensure that this publicly available data is kept up to date in accordance with all statutory requirements.

Barnfield College’s Gender Pay Gap Data

You can view our Equality and Diversity policy here.

Please click here to view the West Herts College Group statement on Modern Slavery.

Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure