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

Medical Marvels 2018

On Wednesday 21st March, forty students from local schools descended upon the School of Science to take part in our annual ‘Medical Marvels’ event. Eight schools took part in the event which involved the transformation of Mardale Science Corridor into Runshaw Hospital Accident and Emergency and Ward A. During the sessions, students had the opportunity… 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

Kamila Takes the Title at Festival of Hair and Beauty

Media Make-Up students entered the North West Festival of Hair and Beauty Competition in Blackpool, competing against colleges from across Lancashire and the Fylde. Level 2 student Kamila Raszewska won first place in the fantasy make-up category with her creation ‘Into the Purple Woods’. We are so proud – this is a massive achievement for… Read More

Social Science and Humanities Trip to Krakow

A group of 39 Social Science and Humanities students visited Krakow earlier this month. During the 4-day trip, students took part in a variety of excursions including a trip to Auschwitz concentration camp, where they furthered their knowledge of the horrendous experience of Jewish people and other persecuted minorities during the Second World War. On… 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