Richard Huish College is one of the best Sixth Form Colleges in the country for academic success.
In the league tables, published January 2018 by the Department of Education (DfE), Huish excelled in all catergories. Click here for more information.
We have an A Level pass rate of 99% and Vocational Level pass rate of 100%.
If you are hard working and ambitious you should explore the idea of joining us.
I felt like I was home, it felt really good being at Richard Huish College, it's been a great time.
We have an enviable reputation in the local area built upon a long history of excellence. We want to help you be the best you can be and reach your potential, so if you are hard working and ambitious to succeed then Huish is definitely the place for you.
We are very proud of the results, success and achievements of our students.
Class of 2018 celebrate success
Our class of 2018 achieved an A*-B pass rate of 52.1% and an A*-C pass rate of 76.3%.
Huish students did extremely well with 10 students gaining three or more A/A* grades and 27 of these gaining two or more A* grades.
Valeria Samsonova is the highest achieving student with an astonishing 6 A* grades in Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Russian and Extended Project Qualification. Valeria has a place to read Natural Sciences at Newnham College, University of Cambridge.
Twelve of our students also achieved a minimum of three A*s including including international student, Paul Zhang. Paul from China achieved 3 A* grades in Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Chemistry and an A grade in Psychology. Paul will read Mathematics and Statistical Science at University College London.
Students achieved a 100% pass rate in the majority of subjects. Particularly impressive were the A* – B grades for Further Mathematics (85%), Music (88.9%),Economics (76.5%) and English Literature (74.2%).
Notable also are the A* - C grades for Classical Civilisation (93.5%),Geology (96.6%), Drama (89.3%) and Mathematics (80.9%).
Outstandingly, 100% of the College’s vocational students passed their courses with an impressive number of these being 3 distinction* grades (equivalent to 3 A* at A Level). Across all Vocational Extended Diplomas, 78% of grades achieved was a distinction*. For the fourth year running all students studying Vocational IT (Extended Diploma) achieved distinction* or distinction grades (equivalent to A* and A at A Level). Also this year, all 13 students on the Vocational Health Science (Extended Diploma) achieved 3 distinction* grades. A fantastic achievement for these students and their teachers.
Of course, our students' achievements begin with the efforts of our partner schools and are consolidated by the commitment, work and expertise of our college staff.