How to Apply
Apply Now for September 2018
We are an over-subscribed college and our application deadline is fast approaching, so apply today!
Our application process is quick and easy.
Why Apply to Runshaw College?
There’s a whole lot more to Runshaw than just fantastic Results Success, but it’s a good place to start:
- 100% Pass rate on all advanced level courses
- 80% High grades overall in advanced level courses (A*-B and equivalent)
- Over 50 offers for Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine, Dentistry & Veterinary places to Runshaw students students grades
- The only college in the North West to consistently achieve a B grade average at A Level*
Need more reasons to choose us?
- Our results – we have the highest average student grade in the North of England!
- “Runshaw has been Outstanding for 20 years” – OFSTED Best Practice visit
- Our Sports Academy – number 1 in the North West for 17 years
- Unrivalled Enrichment – over 60 activities to choose from
- Individual Programmes of Study – YOU control what you study
Runshaw is the BTEC Outstanding College of the Year
In July 2016, we were very proud to be awarded BTEC Outstanding College of the Year at a ceremony held at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London.
“BTEC is a high quality and demanding qualification, with those in possession increasingly sought after by universities and employers. This year’s judges were impressed by the quality and number of nominations we received, but Runshaw College really stood out as being truly exceptional and they deserve huge congratulations.”
Rod Bristow, President of Pearson UK
Fantastic Sport and Enrichment
Runshaw has been the North West Colleges’ Sports Champions since 2000! All students are eligible to join the Sports Academy and they do not have to enrol on a sports course to be a member. The ethos of the Academy is excellence in both academic study and sporting performance.
During your time at Runshaw you will have the opportunity to take part in a number of different enrichment activities. These will increase your enjoyment of your studies and equip you for further success. There are over 60 activities to choose from!
AA College Restaurant of the Year
Our training restaurant, Foxholes, landed the first ever AA College Restaurant of the Year Award at the 2016 AA Hospitality Awards. Having fought off fierce competition from across the country, our restaurant team was truly outstanding.
So what are you waiting for? Apply now!
* DFE performance tables, 2017 - Average grade achieved (rounded to nearest whole grade) in best three A Levels