Oxbridge Success!

Oxbridge 2018

We are thrilled that this year 15 of our students have received offers for Oxford and Cambridge universities. Our students have received 100 offers over the last five years for these two universities. We will be delighted to follow their progress as they move through the challenge and excitement of their studies and move on… Read More

Partner College students enjoy brilliant day at Runshaw’s Krypton Factor Event

On Wednesday 7th February, students from a number of local schools participated in the School of Science’s annual Krypton Factor event. The afternoon included a variety of events including ‘Cadaver’- an introduction to Forensic Entomology and the use of maggots in post mortem examinations, ‘CSI Cretaceous’– a detective based dinosaur adventure in which students used… Read More

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is commemorated each year on 27th January, the date in 1945 of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Holocaust Memorial Day remembers the millions of victims of the Nazi Holocaust, including six million Jews, and of other, more recent genocides. This theme explores how language has been used… Read More

Roaring success for our new theatre season!

The dance show, Tonight We Dance, sold out 3 performances whilst the play, Fury, sold out 2 shows and just last week, the pantomime, Snow White, sold out 4 nights. This adds up to just over 1000 people attending the first 3 productions of the 2017-18 season with 7 more still to come between now… Read More

Peddling for Pudsey

Pudsey peddled into Runshaw on Tuesday 14 November to start our fundraising for this years BBC Children in Need campaign. Alongside Pudsey were stars of radio and TV from BBC Lancashire. Graham Liver and John Gillmore were cycling and cheered on by Ted Robbins, Richard Askham and the comedian, Steve Royle.         Suitably… Read More

Dames on the Run!

Runshaw’s Hair and Media Make Up staff and students offered their expertise and free time to help out with the Derian House ‘Dames on the Run’ event at Astley Park in Chorley. Derian House decided in 2016 to stage a “men only” event in support of all the Derian Dads who do so much to… Read More

Liberal Democrats Leader Tim Farron visits Runshaw

Runshaw Alumni Tim Farron visited the College on Monday, 27th March 2017 and spent time with Government and Politics students who welcomed the Leader of Liberal Democratic party, curious to learn about his own experiences of the college where he studied A Levels some thirty years previously. The students were also treated to an exclusive… Read More

Horizons New Approaches to Drawing

New Approaches to Drawing at Runshaw

Pupils from Southlands, Albany, Tarleton, Lostock Hall, Balshaws, Longridge, Penwortham Girls, Academy@Worden, and Stanley High School attended the Horizons visual arts New Approaches to Drawing event. Our visiting pupils explored mixed media work inspired by artist Ian Murphy, creating collaged surfaces onto which they used inks, biros, carbon paper and tac and thread to capture the… Read More

Runshaw Pioneers Google Expeditions

Runshaw Pioneers Google Expeditions

Over 200 students and more than 40 staff took part in Runshaw’s Google Expeditions Pioneers Programme day this October. Using virtual reality equipment staff gave students the opportunity to take immersive virtual journeys under the sea, to the surface of the moon and inside the human body. The Pioneers Program previously ran in the US… Read More

Time to Dance

A collaboration of both A level and Vocational Dance students will come together next week at the Amanda Roocroft Theatre at Runshaw College in Leyland to create a wonderful night of entertainment for all the family to enjoy featuring contemporary, jazz, commercial and musical theatre styles. The talented and award winning Runshaw Dance Academy group… Read More

Employers Help Shape Students’ Future

Organisations from across the science sector attended a specialist Employer Breakfast at Runshaw College on Friday 13th February. Employers were invited to help shape the curriculum for the College’s new Applied Chemistry & Analytical Science Foundation Degree, to ensure it meets local employer needs and provides Runshaw graduates with the business skills and knowledge required… Read More