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

HE Medical Sciences – A Day in the Life of a Patient’s Journey

On Wednesday 3rd October, our HE Medical Sciences students took part in a course in Palliative Medicine at St Catherine’s Hospice. Palliative Medicine is massively underrepresented with the healthcare profession and St. Catherine’s have been very keen to talk to our students about the fantastic but specialised care they deliver. The day incorporated talks and… Read More

South Ribble Borough Council Apprenticeship Success!

Two of our former students Laura Terry and Lucy Hough have been studying a Business Administration Apprenticeship with South Ribble Borough Council. We hear about lots of successful apprenticeship programs here at Runshaw and it’s always good when we receive such fantastic feedback from our students. Laura and Lucy have both thoroughly enjoyed their time studying and… Read More

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

S&S Northern Apprenticeship Success

We have lots of Apprenticeship success stories here at Runshaw, where our students have worked for many extremely supportive companies. S&S Northern is just one of the companies that have supported several of our students including Cameron Murphy, Ben Tatlock and George Dobson. The company believes strongly in providing opportunities and professional development to young… 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

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

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

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