Medical Detective Dogs

Pauline from Medical Detection Dogs visited us to deliver a talk to our students about how detection dogs can change peoples lives. Mary and her detection dog Rolo also joined us to share their personal story. Rolo can detect when she is going to collapse 40-50 minutes before it happens, meaning she can prepare for it.… Read More

Art & Design Research Visits

Visual Arts students from the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design have been on two research visits in the first half term of their new course at Runshaw College. In the first week of their course they went to Manchester Museum to draw the exhibits in the natural history section as research for their new… Read More

Katie – Netball Superstar

Runshaw Student, Katie Ward scored a massive 47 goals out of 51 at a Netball match against Nelson and Colne on 26th September 2018. This was our opening game of the season and we absolutely smashed it – here’s to hoping that it continues! This was such a fantastic achievement for the Runshaw Girls’ Netball… Read More

OCR A level Geology Success

Congratulations to recent Geology students, Hannah Worthington and Jack Smith, who were ranked in the top five students in the country completing their OCR A level Geology exams this summer. This made Runshaw College the only OCR A Level Geology provider in the country with two students in the top 15 to complete their A… Read More

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge Success!

34 of our Chemists recently took part in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge where they completed an extremely challenging written paper set by the University. This paper requires them to apply their understanding of Chemistry to unfamiliar problems and concepts and challenges them to think like a university student. Our students did amazing, with 22 receiving… Read More

Media Make-up Level 2 End of Year Photo Shoot

Students had the research task to complete a final photo-shoot of hair, body art and make-up for their zodiac star signs. The task was to research their signs and produce a mood board along with their final assessment. Mood boards where part of their grading dependant on the information content and the presentation, attached is… Read More

Foundation Art & Design Students Exhibit Work

Students from the Foundation Diploma in Art & Design course at Runshaw College celebrated their achievements at a very busy private view exhibition of their art & design work last Thursday at Runshaw’s Euxton Lane Campus. The students have produced a stunning display of work which reflects the diverse range of specialist arts degrees they… Read More

Runshaw College Chorley Campus Course Guide Out Now!

60,000 copies of our latest Chorley Campus Course Guide are being delivered today to local households. Download your copy to find out about our FREE Maths and English courses (for students aged 19+), Apprenticeships, Further Education and University Courses starting this September. Chorley Summer Course Guide web

A record breaking eighty offers for our medics, vets and dentists

It has been another record breaking year for our Medics, Vets and Dentists! An amazing 80 offers have been achieved by 41 of our students to study these prestigious courses at University, breaking the college record from 2017! All students have been members of our college Medical Society, participating in a variety of activities ranging… Read More

10 further maths students successfully complete the LaTeX enrichment course

10 students were chosen to take part in an enrichment course that took place last term. LaTeX is a document preparation system which is capable of producing documents containing complex mathematical expressions. LaTeX is widely used in Academia for the communication and publication of scientific documents in many fields, including mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering,… Read More

New College partnership will lead to rewarding career experiences for students

Confirming the partnership – Rachel Grimshaw, HR Officer & Andy Kettle, Joint Managing Director at GA Pet Food Partners shaking hands with Simon Partington, Principal at Runshaw College with Fiona Langan, Young Chamber Manager from NWLCC

A new partnership has been launched between Runshaw College and GA Pet Food Partners. Runshaw College’s strategic partnership with GA Pet Food Partners was set up by the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Young Chamber programme, which works to increase engagement for the students with the local business community to gain the skills,… Read More

Spring Newsletter 2018

2017-18 has already been another very enjoyable and productive year here at Runshaw, and you will find a small selection of the amazing achievements of current students in our Spring Newsletter. In this issue: The Oxbridge 15 Dazzling Awards Evening Horizons: Runshaw’s High Performance Programme Your A Level Options Runshaw Students in the News Alumni News Download the Spring… Read More

Classicists Success!

Over the past few months, Runshaw Classicists have had a number of successes in national competitions.  Firstly, Megan Maguire won a National speaking competition hosted by the Lytham St Annes branch of the Classical Civilisation. Her speech was on Ephesus as her favourite location in the Ancient World and the result makes it a hat… Read More

Runshaw students demonstrate sporting excellence at AoC National Sport Finals

Runshaw College students once again demonstrated their sporting excellence at the AoC National Sport Finals in Nottingham. Runshaw College students have an outstanding record at the championships, always winning medals each year. Nathan Dunn won the gold medal in the men’s cross country and also won gold in the men’s team cross country event along… Read More

Big Debate 2018

Congratulations to St James’s Church of England High School, winners of our Big Debate 2018. In a closely contested competition they narrowly edged a win over teams from Academy@Worden and Tarleton Academy. Debating topics such as ‘Britain will prosper post-Brexit’ and ‘Donald Trump is helping to make America great again’ all teams displayed great understanding… Read More