PGCE Micro-teaching

PGCE students at Runshaw College have put their new found teaching skills into practice this week by each giving each other a 10-minute micro-teach session! Students on this full-time course, which started just last month, are not only our newest PGCE students but also our newest members of teaching training staff at Runshaw College after successfully… Read More

Isaac Physics Summer Bootcamp at Cambridge University

A select few of our students went to Isaac Physics Summer Bootcamp at Cambridge University. These free residential camps focus on an intense workout of key physics concepts and were aimed at students specifically from widening participation backgrounds studying in state-maintained schools or colleges in England. One of our students that attended the Bootcamp – Robbie Watkinson… Read More

Enrolment Day 2018

Enrolment starts on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th August 2018. Good luck to all those receiving their GCSE results. Remember to bring confirmation of your results with you. If you are unable to attend either of the enrolment days, please contact the college to make alternative arrangements. You should have received an enrolment pack in… Read More

Medical and Science Society Awards Evening 2018

The School of Science recently celebrated the Medical and Science Society awards evening to celebrate their achievements over the past twelve months. The evening saw three students, Katy Hempson, Skye McGreavy and Harry Best deliver outstanding talks on the projects they had completed for CREST, including type 1 diabetes, influenza and rectennas, with all members… Read More

Exam Results and Certificates Information 2018

  GCSE results will be available to view on the student portal from 6am on Thursday 23rd August. Certificates will be available for collection from Visitors Reception from January 2019. BTEC Level 3 results have already been posted to your home address. Certificates are available for collection from Monday 6 August 2018. BTEC Level 2… 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

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