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Huish designers take an alternative approach to Christmas for charity

News December 2021: Richard Huish College Visual Arts students have been channelling their creativity this festive season to raise funds for Stand Against Violence and Young Minds.

Christmas card packs


Huish host action-packed Chemistry Conference

News December 2021: Richard Huish College hosted an afternoon full of gripping scientific experiments and talks for pupils from The Taunton Academy, Bishop Fox’s School and Huish.

Chemistry Conference


Huish Sports teams through to AoC Nationals

News November 2021: A multitude of our Richard Huish College’s Sports teams have successfully made it through to the AoC Sport Regionals after competing with different colleges from across the South West.

Men's Basketball Team


Huish student heads to Dubai for swimming training camp

News November 2021: Richard Huish College student Farran Gregory has been invited to take part in the DiSE Swimming Offshore Camp in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at the 15,000-seater Hamdan Sports Complex.

People Swimming


The latest ‘Generation’ inspire at Original Writing and Illustration Awards 2021

News November 2021: The awards put both Huish and Year 9-11 students from local partner schools to the test, as they battled to create either a gripping story or innovative poster design across three competitions

The word: generation


Christmas Bingo, Raffle and Bake Sale for Love Musgrove

Our Vocational Business students will be hosting this festive event with all proceeds being donated to Love Musgrove. Come and take part in a game of bingo, enter our raffle and enjoy a cake from our bake sale.

Event poster


Huish Trio’s success at the ESU Schools Mace Debating Competition

News November 2021: First Year Richard Huish Students, Alexia Galatalis, Ella Gould and Eve Wood have been successful in reaching the second round of the ESU Schools Mace Debating Competition.

Alexia, Eve and Ella


Careers talks at Huish

News November 2021: Huish was delighted to host two Careers talks for students.

Speaker talking in the Redwood Theatre


Original Writing and Illustration Awards 2021

Join us virtually for our Original Writing and Illustration Awards 2021 where the winners of The Brunner Cup, Ross Paterson Award and The Lucas Cup will be revealed. 

The word: generation


Huish Netballers qualify for Regionals after County Tournament

News November 2021: Richard Huish College Netballers competed in the Somerset round of the U19 National Schools and Colleges Netball Tournament.

Richard Huish Netballers


Music EnRICH Concert

Watch our online Music EnRICH concert featuring groups from Choir to Bing Band to Orchestra. 

girl playing violin


Karoloke

Huish staff and students are invited to join together in the Huish Theatre for some caroling and festive music. 

Girl singing into mic


RICHtalk- Media Choice

Dave Bryant will be delivering a lecture ‘Media Choice’ for any Huish student wanting to discover more on this topic.

Speaker giving talk


RICHtalk – Afghanistan

Paddy Goodall will be delivering a lecture ‘Afghanistan’ for any Huish student wanting to discover more on this topic.

Speaker giving talk


RICHtalk – ‘Final Girl Theory’ in slasher movies

Lizz Hoskins will be delivering a lecture ‘Final Girl Theory’ in slasher movies, for any Huish student wanting to discover more on this topic.

Speaker giving talk


RICHtalk – Islam is Beautiful

Martin Sinclair will be delivering a lecture ‘Islam is Beautiful’ for any Huish student wanting to discover more on this topic.

Speaker giving talk


RICHtalk – Hellenistic Art

Sam Desmond will be delivering a lecture on Hellenistic Art for any Huish student wanting to discover more on this topic.

Speaker giving talk


Medical

Huish offers Medical Enrich for those with aspirations of Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary careers.


Richard Huish College and Heathfield join forces to provide Business students advice on progression

News October 2021: Richard Huish College and Heathfield Community School have worked to provide advice to current Year 11 Business students showing them the different progression options available to them.

Vocational Business Course Manager, Sharon Williams


Joining us from outside the UK

Huish accepts applications from British Nationals across the world – find out more about how to apply from outside the UK.


Criminology: Level 3 Vocational (EC)

This course aims to provide knowledge and understanding of crime and the criminal justice system.


#ProtectStudentChoice campaign gains momentum

News October 2021: The latest update from the #ProtectStudentChoice campaign.

Protect Student Choice logo


Richard Huish College students organise charity fun for Nerrols Primary School children

News October 2021: Upper Sixth Childcare and Education students from Richard Huish College recently collaborated with Richard Huish Trust member, Nerrols Primary School to put on a day full of activities for Year 1 pupils of the school.

Childcare students at Nerrols


Summer Extravaganza

Join us on for a spectacular summer’s evening of music.

singers at Summer Extraganza


Jazz and Folk Concert

Our talented musicians will be performing in the Huish Theatre. 


Huish student raises over £3,600 for police charities

News September 2021: Alex Atherton, recently walked across three national parks to raise money for police charities.

PCSO Wesley Ashbrook (Crewkerne Police), Brian Murphy (Police Care UK), Alex Atherton, PCSO Jack Beanland (Crewkerne Police), Sgt Andy Parsons (Avon & Somerset Benevolent Fund). holding giant cheques


Childcare & Education star nominated for CACHE Learner of the Year

News September 2021: Former Richard Huish College student, Libby Holcombe, has been nominated for CACHE ‘Learner of the Year’.

Libby Holcombe


Vocational Business students gain invaluable information in guest lecture

Year 2 Extended Diploma Business students were recently joined by Helen Lacey from HR GO to help support students with their Unit 8 Recruitment and Selection assessments. During the session Helen spoke on why it is important to make a good first impression within the recruitment stages. Helen also gave advice on how to best […]

Business students in lesson with Helen Lacey from HR GO


Made in Dagenham

Save the date! We are preparing our latest musical spectacular, ‘Made in Dagenham’. 

Made in Dagenham - lady sat at sewing machine


Stage Crafts Enrichment

Be a part of our upcoming Musical production – singers, actors, dancers, musicians, technicians, and crew all needed!

Made in Dagenham - lady sat at sewing machine


Performance Enrichment – Lead Auditions

Be a part of our upcoming Musical production – singers, actors, dancers, musicians, technicians, and crew all needed!

Made in Dagenham - lady sat at sewing machine


Performance Enrichment – First Audition

Be a part of our upcoming Musical production – singers, actors, dancers, musicians, technicians, and crew all needed!

Made in Dagenham - lady sat at sewing machine


Macmillan Cake Sale

Treat yourself to a cake on Thursday 23rd September at Break or Lunch and help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Why stop there, get involved and bake and donate a cake!

Macmillan Cake Sale poster


Welcome To Huish Days

Applicants will have a chance to trial Huish for a day

Two students turning dials in music studio on mixing desk


Year 10 Experience Day

Year 10 students will be invited to Huish 

Two chemistry students looking at lab experiment


Bike Day

Join us for all things cycling

Reads Bike Day Thursday 16th Septmber


Apprenticeship success for the Huish Class of 2021

News September 2021: The Apprenticeship route is proving an increasingly popular progression option.

Ali Adams and Harvey Betts


EnRICH Day

The usual timetable will be suspended and all Huish students will have the chance to get involved in an enrichment of their choice.

Students holding a film camera


EnRICH Day

The usual timetable will be suspended and all Huish students will have the chance to get involved in an enrichment of their choice.

students with large rucksacks walking over stone bridge


EnRICH Fair

Open to all current students, the EnRICH fair will help you discover all the exciting enrichment opportunities available at Huish. 

Close up of hand playing acoustic guitar


New Students Step into Huish with 3-day event

Funded by Somerset County Council and Somerset Works, Richard Huish College recently put on a three-day event for transitioning students to make them feel more comfortable when they join in September. Students were able to meet new people, make friends and alleviate any nerves or worries they may have had about starting college. The event […]

Group shot of students at Step into Huish event


Class of 2021 achieve exceptional A Level and Vocational results

News August 2021: Huish students are deservedly celebrating excellent A Level and Level 3 Vocational results

Full champagne glasses


Class of 2021 Exam Results Update July 2021

News July 2021: Information regarding this year’s results.

Aerial View of the Richard Huish Campus


Former Richard Huish Student wins Apprentice of the Year 2021

Former Richard Huish College student, Kira Daly who is now a PR Apprentice, soon to be Account Executive, at ADPR has won the PR Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 PRCA Apprenticeships and Internships Awards. Kira studied A Level Sociology, Geography and Art at Huish between 2017-2019 and upon receiving her results decided that […]

Kira Daly


Help #ProtectStudentChoice

News July 2021: Today 12 organisations that represent colleges wrote to Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary, to urge the Department of Education to reconsider their plans to defund many applied general qualifications, such as BTECs. 

Richard Huish College building main entrance


Level 2 Results Day (GCSE/L2 Vocational) for Huish Students

Information for current Huish students about receiving their Level 2 results


Excellent preparation for a first class degree

News July 2021: The latest data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) show that Richard Huish College students achieve exceptional outcomes at University.

Richard Huish College building main entrance


Huish Music On Tour returns for a third year

News July 2021: Music students at Richard Huish College have just completed a week-long tour performing at secondary schools across Somerset.

Huish students watching performers on lorry


Huish students contribute to the SFCA National Art Exhibition

News July 2021: Huish students have had their work selected to become part of the ‘Fake News’ National Art Exhibition for Sixth Form College Students.

'After Degas' by Olivia Musson: girl lay on couch


Twelve Huish Students progress to study Medicine and Veterinary Science

News July 2021: Despite the adversity’s students have faced this year twelve Richard Huish College students have received offers to study Medicine or Veterinary Science at University.

Group photo of students who will study Medicine or Veterinary Science at University


Richard Huish Students win gold at Biology Olympiad

News July 2021: Seventeen Lower Sixth Biology students at Richard Huish College took part in the Intermediate Biology Olympiad competition

Biology Olympiad winners holding certificates


Richard Huish athletes taste success at South West Championships

News July 2021: hree Richard Huish College students were selected to represent Somerset in the ‘South West Combined Events Championships’

Oliver and Olivia smiling


Richard Huish Designers inspired by Crescent Cleaning Services, the new first-class business supporting homeless individuals

News July 2021: Arc challenged the Graphic Design students at Richard Huish College to create the brand identity for their start-up business Crescent Cleaning Services.

Huish staff, students and Arc team outside Maple Visual Arts Studio at Huish


Open Event Spring 2022

Come and browse everything Huish has to offer, A Levels, Vocational Courses, Apprenticeships, Enrichment, Accommodation and more.

Aerial View of the Richard Huish Campus


Open Event Autumn 2021

Come and browse everything Huish has to offer, A Levels, Vocational Courses, Apprenticeships, Enrichment, Accommodation and more.

Aerial View of the Richard Huish Campus


Open Event Autumn 2021

Come and browse everything Huish has to offer, A Levels, Vocational Courses, Apprenticeships, Enrichment, Accommodation and more.

Aerial View of the Richard Huish Campus


Richard Huish Sociologists receive awards from Cambridge University

News June 2021: Two Richard Huish College students have received awards from University of Cambridge after entering their Sociology Department’s annual international photography competition.

Emma Fielding, Jago Yelland, Mel Kubicki, Amy Cleal


New Head appointed at Lyngford Park Primary School

News June 2021: The Richard Huish Education Group are pleased to announce that Nick Arnold has been appointed as Headteacher of Lyngford Park Primary School from September 2021.

Nick Arnold, Sarah Loader and John Abbott, CEO Huish Education Group.


Richard Huish College joins campaign to #ProtectStudentChoice

News June 2021: Richard Huish College is in full support of the SFCA #ProtectStudentChoice campaign and calling on others to join the campaign.

Students walking by College entrance


Former Richard Huish student wins audience vote at the Singer of the World competition

News June 2021: Former Richard Huish student, Claire Barnett-Jones, represented England at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World final last Saturday and was voted winner of the Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize worth £2,500.

Claire Barnett-Jones with trophy


Richard Huish College win national award for going above and beyond during the pandemic

The Sixth Form College Association (SFCA) have credited Richard Huish College for their work during the past year, awarding them in the ‘Covid Above and Beyond’ category at the annual SFCA Awards.

Aerial view of the Huish test centre


Former Richard Huish student reaches final of the Singer of the World competition

News June 2022: Former Richard Huish student, Claire Barnett-Jones, has reached the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World final and will be representing England on this Saturday’s showpiece event.

Claire Barnett-Jones


Visual Arts Final Year Show 2021

All are welcome to view our Visual Arts Final Year Show on Thursday 24th June between 6pm – 8.30pm. During the event, Visual Arts Awards will be given to students and there will be light refreshments, nibbles and music.

Visual Arts Final Year Show Poster


Richard Huish nominated for two Sixth Form College Association Awards

Richard Huish College have been shortlisted for two separate categories (‘Covid Above and Beyond’ and ‘Enrichment and Employability’) in the upcoming Sixth Form College Association (SFCA) Awards. The SFCA awards celebrate the past year of achievements and success of colleges across the country, as well as highlighting the great work they have done behind the […]

Aerial View of the Richard Huish Campus


Huish opens its doors to Ofsted

News – June 2021: Richard Huish College were very pleased to welcome Ofsted into the College to carry out a pilot inspection. The College is currently rated Ofsted Outstanding.

Front of Richard Huish College Reception entrance


Class of 2021 – End of Year Celebration

We welcome the Class of 2021 to join us on the field for an afternoon of fun and farewells to celebrate your time at Huish.

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Huish Musicians raise £1,200 and counting to support Young Minds

News May 2021: Josh Farmer, Alex Foster and Jessica Warnes are working together to raise money for Young Minds.

Alex Foster, Jessica Warnes and Josh Farmer


Bright futures ahead for the outstanding Class of 2021

News May 2021: Childcare and Education students begin the first roles of their careers

Chloe Morse and Bryony Skelsey


Huish Chemists get practical in RSC Schools’ Analyst Competition

News May 2021: Richard Huish Chemistry students recently applied their learning to real life contexts as they competed in the highly competitive RSC Schools’ Analyst Competition.

Three chemistry students in lab doing an experiement


Subject Booklets

Complete our subject booklets as part of the Huish Headstart Programme


Update to RHC Code of Conduct and our latest Coronavirus safety measures

News May 2021: Read the latest safety measures you must follow when visiting the Richard Huish College site

Front of Richard Huish College Reception entrance


Huish Student nominated for Somerset Youth Award

Huish Student, Amie Reading has been nominated for an award in the Pride of Somerset Youth Awards after completing her Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and for giving her time to volunteer with the Beavers. The Pride of Somerset Youth Awards are an annual awards show which celebrate the achievements of young people in the […]

Amie Reading


Huish Celebrates success in the Biology Olympiad

News April 2021: Richard Huish Biology students recently participated in the National Biology Olympiad, with 12 of them gaining awards this year.

students holding certificates in biology lab


Competitive Apprenticeship secured for Huish Business Student

News April 2021: Harvey Betts, 19, currently studying the BTEC Extended Diploma in Business has been successful in receiving an Apprenticeship offer to work as a Trainee Consultant from the global firm Ernst & Young.

Harvey Betts


Where are they now? Former Huish student shares the unexpected turns that helped him find his career

News April 2021: Jezz White, of the Richard Huish College Class of 2017, now works as a Trainee Chartered Accountant at PKF Francis Clark having discovered the route to success does not look the same for everyone.

Text: Student Journey - Where are they now?


CYMT Summer Holiday Course for ages 10-18

The Centre for Young Musicians Taunton is a division of Guildhall School in London, which delivers world-class performing arts training.

CYMT Summer Course Flyer with picture of children


Huish Student earns place at prestigious Performing Arts University

News April 2021 – Harry Paynter has been offered one of only 10 places to study a Music (song writing + production) degree at the Paul McCartney founded Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA).

Harry Paynter playing keyboard and singing


Pre-Season Sport

Register your interest for pre-season at Huish.


Pre-Season Sport

Register your interest for pre-season at Huish.


Where are they now? Former Huish Sport student Adrian is working for Chelsea FC

News March 2021: Former Huish Vocational Sport (2013-15) and BSc Sports Development and Coaching (2015-18) student, Adrian Salisbury has made amazing progress in his career since graduating from Huish in 2018.

Adrian Salisbury


Huish supports National Day of Reflection on 23 March 2021

News March 2021 – Richard Huish College are supporting a national day to remember those who have died during the pandemic, and to show support for everyone who has lost someone or given so much to others during the last 12 months.

Course Manager Kathryn Foyle and student string quartet sat outside under canopy


Huish students celebrate success in the National Senior Physics Challenge

News March 2021: Eight Richard Huish College students have gained awards in the Senior Physics Challenge created by the British Physics Olympiad (BPhO).


Huish student wins BBC Young Reporter of the Year award

Richard Huish College student Oscar Coveney has been awarded the BBC Young Reporter of the Year award for the South West of England and has now been set the task to make a short film for BBC Points West to feature in one of their shows. Over 2,500 people between the ages of 11-18 submitted […]

Oscar Coveney


Cash incentives for employers to hire new Apprentices have doubled

News March 2021: The government are increasing cash incentives for employers who recruit new Apprentices

Young man shaking hands with older man across desk


Enrolment 2021

The new Huish intake for September 2021 can officially enrol and receive their student IDs.

Students walking by College entrance


Huish students celebrate success in the National Chemistry Olympiad

News March 2021: 8 Huish Chemists achieve Silver and Bronze Awards in National Chemistry Olympiad.

Chemistry students holding their certificates


Student Update: 04.03.21

News March 2021: Important information about returning to College.

Front of Richard Huish College Reception entrance


Safety measures in place on site

News March 2021: Current rules related to Covid-19 for those accessing the College campus.

Front of Richard Huish College Reception entrance


Level 3 Results Day

A Level results day will take place on 10th August. This year students will not need to attend College in person on these dates to receive their results and will be able to access these via the Huish Hub from 8.30am.


GCSE Results Day – Support Helpline

 Our GCSE Results support helpline will be open from 8.30am on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th August to answer your questions or queries, please phone 01823 320800.

Students walking by College entrance


GCSE Results Day – Support Helpline

 Our GCSE Results support helpline will be open from 8.30am on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th August to answer your questions or queries, please phone 01823 320800.

Students walking by College entrance


Student notice: Return to Campus

News February 2021: Information for students about returning to campus.

Redwood Reception entrance


Message for the Huish Class of 2021 – 26.02.21

News February 2021: Please be reassured that there will be no changes in the coming weeks to the usual ways in which your teachers assess your progress in and outside of lessons.

Front of Richard Huish College Reception entrance


Oak House

Find out more about life at Oak House.


Where are they now? Former Huish student Elise is completing a Psychology PhD

News February 2021: Elise of the Class of 2015 has gone on to achieve great things following her time at Huish.

Elise Gear at graduation holding a sceptre


Huish Medic receives MBE in New Year Honours List

News February 2021: Former Richard Huish student receives MBE for services to Medical Education during the pandemic.

Gareth Hynes


Community Travel Plan

This is a 5-year strategy which sets out the transport and travel challenges and opportunities for the College, its students and staff.


It’s time to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2021

News February 2021: National Apprenticeship Week runs from 8th-14th February

Apprentice in scrubs


Accounts/Finance Assistant (AAT): Level 2 Apprenticeship

The Accountant/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship is ideal for those just starting out and seeking a career in Accountancy and Finance.


Support Work in Schools and Colleges: Level 2 Professional Qualification

This qualification is for adults looking to support teaching staff in either a school or college. You do not need to be currently employed in an educational setting.