At Riverside College we believe in the power of education to enhance and transform people's lives. We are a college which strives to be outstanding in everything we do and this ethos is reflected inour outstanding 100% pass rates, exceptional league table position and our partnerships with local, national and global organisations.
The Open College of Sign Language started in 1992 and was founded by Roy Massey and Lyn Butchart. It was initially designed to ' bridge the gap ' between the hearing and deaf communities. 18 years onwe have successfully provided curricula to thousands of people from all walks of life including: business professionals, school children and teachers, pre school children, socio economically disadvantaged groups and the police force.
Welcome to Sylvia Hodge College of Health & Beauty Website This privately run college is situated in Warrington town centre. We have been established for over 14 years and have an excellent trackrecord for turning out highly qualified therapists. We offer internationally recognised qualifications, VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust) which can be offered on a more flexible basis rather than the traditional college route.
Over the years, Carmel College has gone from strength to strength and has gained a national reputation for quality. The last Ofsted inspection rated Carmel as "Outstanding in all aspects of itsprovison." The college also has Beacon Status for outstanding performance.
We're developing plans for a new campus in the heart of Knowsley which will provide a new and vibrant learning environment for young people, adults and the community alongside our Sixth Form forstudents who want to study A Levels. The College has a long history of outstanding delivery and our Centre of Excellence for Engineering and Technology works closely with leading employers across the Liverpool City region to ensure our students get the best training and support to move in to employment.
We recognise that all pupils have different talents and strive to ensure that every pupil has an equal opportunity to find and develop the talents they do possess. We believe that the development ofspirituality, character, intellect and creativity are the primary aims of education. We work together to create a happy and caring school community which is engaged in our local community and the wider world.
We are delighted to announce that Renée Pattenden, one of our Year 10 pupils has won a Virgin Atlantic Scholarship to go on a trip to Udaipur in Rajasthan, India during the month of August. She willbe part of a team representing Free The Children, a global charity that promotes empowerment and social activism.
The College is small - we have approximately 150 students per year aged 16 to 18 (plus another 500+ older students). This means that we know our students and offer a friendly and supportiveenvironment. Classes are taught in small groups, usually between 8 and 10 people. No, we offer courses for disabled and non-disabled students and a very supportive learning environment for everyone.
Are you looking for an Apprenticeship or a job and aged 16 - 24? Then a Traineeship may be just what you need to help you get started. Traineeships are new training programmes, designed to help you tobecome 'work ready' and provides the skills you will need before moving onto an Apprenticeship or into employment. They come with a guaranteed work placement and once complete, will put you in a better position to compete for an Apprenticeship or a job.
Our School Motto of "Carpe Diem", taken from a poem in the classical text Odes by Horace, reflects our mission that children should seize the opportunities available to them in their learning journey,and enjoy and make use of their educational experience gained with us in order to fulfil their potential in life. We hope you find the information on this website informative but to really feel the uniqueness of our school we would urge you to come and visit us and meet our pupils and staff.