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

Biology Olympiad Success!

Ten of our A-level biologists recently took part in the National Biology Olympiad at Edge Hill University and came a very respectable 3rd out of 23 teams!!   Team ‘Runshaw Ace Stars’ took part in a number of activities, including molecular biology and genetics, tropical plant physiology and taxonomy as well as having the opportunity… 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

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

Social Science and Law students visited London on an educational odyssey

Earlier last week, Social Science and Law students visited London on an educational odyssey, which began with a visit at the Supreme Court. Viewing a live case from the public gallery, students were inadvertently entertained by Lord Sumption deciding that it was a good time to take a nap. The evening saw a performance in… Read More

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

From Runshaw with Love

Catering students Kieran Walmsley, Gemma Arrowsmith and Adrian Swift organised a fantastic Casino Royale themed evening in Foxoles restaurant on Tuesday 23rd January in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness. Customers enjoyed a Martini cocktail reception, seven course dinner and a trip to the Casino. Customers commented “Amazing evening, can’t believe it is a training establishment”. The… Read More

Media Make-up visit Mac Pro

MAC Pro cosmetics store in Liverpool invited the level 3 media makeup students to attend a professional masterclass. Mac Makeup Artist and Product Specialist Sophie Chung educated the students on the current ‘on trend’ looks and shared some fantastic tips on makeup application techniques, product knowledge and how to become a successful, professional makeup artist… 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

The hustings and mock election at Penwortham Priory

The hustings and mock election at Penwortham Priory proved exciting and controversial in equal measure. Was it a defeat for serious politics or a victory for the great British tradition of satire? Either way there can be no disputing the facts: Lord Buckethead Junior (Ethan Yates – 33 votes) romped home by five votes from… 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