About Huish

Welcome to Richard Huish College

John Abbott, Richard Huish College Principal

John Abbott, Principal & Chief Executive

Based in Taunton, Richard Huish College is more than a Sixth Form College. Huish delivers high quality education to 2,400 students a year. Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, it is a place where you can expand your horizons and develop among like-minded people. The Richard Huish Group is an independent charitable organisation established by Richard Huish College, an academy sponsor approved by the Department for Education, to support local schools. Richard Huish has a clear vision to provide exceptional education and training through the delivery of a holistic and vocational curriculum.

At Richard Huish College we offer a wide range of A Level courses, Vocational Courses and Apprenticeships to students aged 16 to 19, but it’s not just about studying at Huish. Be sure to check out our Student Information section to see how through personal support and our enrichment offering, you can really develop during your time with us.

We also offer opportunities for adult learners who are looking to start or further their career. Huish delivers a range of Accounting, Business and Professional courses as well as higher level Apprenticeships.

The individual support that you can expect to receive at Huish includes:

  • Personal and small group sessions
  • Individual support with studies on demand
  • A commitment to include anyone with additional needs
  • A wealth of enrichment opportunities

If you would like more information please download the latest prospectus, 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 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.

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

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

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

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