Supply Chain Fees Policy


Stanmore College may decide to award a subcontract if the subcontractor can deliver a programme which meets the strategic aims of the College which the College cannot deliver on its own premises or with its own staff. An example of this is provision which is intended for NEET young people who do not feel comfortable with a college setting.

Supply Chain Policy

The College contributes to the quality of teaching and learning of the subcontractor in the following ways:

  • Regular lesson observations and learning walks in accordance with the College teaching, learning and assessment policy
  • Assistance in producing and monitoring teacher development plans where required
  • Inclusion in teaching and learning projects and the assistance of a pedagogy coach
  • Scrutiny of schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Invitation to College CPD events
  • Moderation meetings
  • Internal verification of assessment materials and assessments.

The College pays a fee to Let Me Play of £3000 for each full time 16-18 student and retains the remainder of the funding for the following support:

  • Teaching and learning support as above
  • Internal verification and support with external verification visits
  • Support with the delivery of foundation English and maths including GCSE at no extra cost
  • Support with administration, registration and all paperwork required.

The College pays a fee to Aztak Solutions of £624 Learning Aim 1 and £598 for Learning Aim 2 for each 19+ student and retains the remainder of the funding for the following support:

  • Teaching and learning support as above
  • Internal verification and support with external verification visits

Support with the delivery of foundation English and maths including GCSE at no extra cost

Support with administration, registration and all paperwork required. Payment is made after the 42nd day, 50% of fee on starts, 50% of fee on retained number.

The policy is discussed at the annual review meeting with the subcontractor at the start of the summer term.

The policy is published on the college website.

The current sub-contractors are: Let Me Play, UKPRN: 10040664

Aztak Solutions, UKPRN: 10030386