About the College

Welcome to Richard Huish College

There are many reasons why choosing to study at Richard Huish College will help you achieve your full potential.

We offer a wide range of A Level courses, Vocational courses and Apprenticeships to students aged 16 to 19, across Taunton and Somerset.

Huish Business delivers an extensive range of accounting, business, professional and higher education courses for adults.

As a leading provider of Apprenticeships in Taunton and Somerset we have built up strong links with local organisations and employers.

If you are leaving school in the near future and it is now time for you to make decisions about what to do next, you will find details about all our courses on this website.

For those of you returning to education, either full or part time, to learn new skills and gain qualifications, we offer Adult courses including Apprenticeships.


Why choose us?

Richard Huish College, based in Taunton, is a Beacon college designated outstanding by Ofsted. We are proud to be one of the best sixth form colleges in England, proven by our consistent rankings in the top ten for A Level performance.

We have an enviable reputation in the local area built upon a long history of excellence.

If you are hard-working and ambitious to succeed then we want to help you be the best that you can.

We seek to provide an environment in which young people can make an effective transition from school to university or employment.

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Results Day

 It's not all about studying at Richard Huish College

Alongside our excellent teaching and student support services, we provide students with a wide variety of enrichment opportunities to get involved in and discover new passions.

From travel to exotic lands such as Morocco, to filming at Glastonbury and performing to a live audience, there will be something that interests you. If there isn't, we will endeavour to create new activities.

For those of you who are competitive, our sports teams consistently compete and win at national level or you can just play for fun with Active Huish.

Richard Huish College delivers high quality education to 2,400 students a year

Whatever your level of achievement at GCSE, if you really want to succeed then we provide a powerful combination of excellent courses, personal support and enrichment that will ensure you get your choice of University or employment.

The individual support that you can expect to receive 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

Request a prospectus

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

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


Student Services

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