About Huish

Emma Fielding (Principal)

Emma Fielding – Principal

Based in Taunton, Richard Huish College delivers high quality education to more than 2,000 students a year and is one of the only a few state Sixth Form Colleges in the country to offer a boarding option. It is a place where you can expand your horizons and develop among like-minded people.

Richard Huish College is part of the Richard Huish Trust, a group of educational organisations that spans primary, secondary and further education, committed to delivering exceptional education.

Our vision is to provide exceptional, student-centred education, through a broad and wide-ranging curriculum.

For 16-19 year olds we offer a wide range of Level 3 A Level and Vocational Courses and a Level 2 Pathway into Further Education. But it’s not just about studying at Huish, be sure to check out our Student Life section to see how through personal support and our EnRICH offering, you can really develop yourself during your time with us. 

We also offer Apprenticeships, specialising in educational and accountancy careers, and have a range of professional qualifications available to adult learners looking to change or advance their careers. 

If you would like more information email us at hello@huish.ac.uk or phone 01823 320800.

Please note, paper copies of any information held on this website are available upon request. 

We are committed to enabling equal opportunities for all students, if you feel there are barriers to you studying at Huish please contact us so we can discuss how we can support your needs and any help we can provide. 

Our Values

Huish is underpinned by seven key values and supports the British Values of tolerance, liberty, respect, democracy and rule of law. 

Pupils and students are at the centre of everything we do – all decisions are considered in relation to the impact on pupils and students.

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We consider the environmental impact of our activities and actively seek more sustainable solutions – through our behaviour and decisions we are committed to reducing our environmental impact.

We are determined and rigorous in our pursuit of educational excellence – we are individually and collectively committed to making improvements for the benefit of students.

We strive to add value and are committed to supporting all members of the School and College community to achieve beyond what might be expected.

We have a culture that cares for the individual and promotes inclusivity, equality and mutual respect – specialist support is available for all and diversity is embraced.

Honesty and integrity are central to our work – we are committed to being transparent, open and trusting.

We work collaboratively and constructively as a team in order to best serve the local and wider community – all stakeholders work together positively and professionally.

“We strive to provide an exceptional, student-centred education, through a broad and wide-ranging curriculum.”

 The Huish Vision

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