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Huish continue to shine at AOC Nationals and AOC Knock Out Cup

News May 2024: 65 students from Richard Huish College qualified for the AOC Nationals across a variety of sports.

Aoc Nationals 24


Early Years Practitioner: Level 2 Apprenticeship

This Apprenticeship can provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to support Early Years Educators working with children from birth to 5 years old.


Higher Project Qualification: Level 2

Information coming soon


Sport: Level 2

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Year 10 Experience Days

Our Year 10 Experience Day is an opportunity to spend the day at Huish finding out more about the subjects you might be interested in and college life.

Four students sat on grass chatting


Welcome to Huish

Applicants for September 2024 will be invited by email to our Welcome to Huish days to sample their subjects. 

Four students sat on grass chatting


Year 2 Drama Showcase

Second year Drama students have been studying a variety of art forms as part of their unit 4 assessment and will be showcasing 2 or more art forms to create a Combined Arts performance. We have 6 groups performing with the first one starting at 6.30pm. This is a free event, open to all.

Poster Yr 2 May 24


Careerfest

A festival themed careers day to connect Huish students with diverse career and progression opportunities.


Class of 2023 reunite for Huish’s Prize Giving Ceremony

News April 2024: Richard Huish College celebrated the Class of 2023 at their annual Prizegiving Ceremony on Wednesday 10th April.

Arjun Ashok and Becky Flower


Men’s Rugby Open Event

The day will consist of a short briefing in the Huish Theatre followed by on-field training, strength and conditioning.

Ash Meadows from above


Students’ Event Management Week raises over £1000 for charities

News March 2024: Business, Marketing and Management students organised and promoted large-scale events to raise money for Young Minds UK and Brainwave. 

Students presenting a giant cheque to Brainwave representative


Huish hosts Earth Science Careers Conference

News March 2024: Richard Huish College hosted an Earth Science Careers Conference for A Level Geography, Geology and Environmental Science students.

Speaker talking to students in front of a presentation on screen


Huish Sociologists and Criminologists visit Krakow

News March 2024: 50 Criminology and Sociology students recently visited Krakow, Poland.

Students in Polish restaurant with people in traditional dress


Richard Huish College and Taunton Rotary celebrate the launch of new mental health charity in Taunton

News March 2024: Richard Huish College and Taunton Rotary are supporting the launch of The Roar Trust, a registered charity. The charity’s mission statement is to educate and support young people involved in physical activity to live mentally healthy lives,

Members of Huish, Taunton Rotary and The Roar Trust with large cheque


Success for Science students

News March 2024: Physics and Biology students win awards

Physics students holiding certificates


Spring Concert

Join us in the Huish Redwood Theatre for our annual Spring Concert featuring performances by our Orchestra, Big Band, Choir and various ensembles. This is a public event raising money in suppoort of Smile Train in conjuction with Taunton Rotary Club. Tickets link: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/richard-huish-college Tickets are also available on the door, cash only.

Spring Concert promotion


Charity Quiz Night

Richard Huish College Business students will be hosting a Charity Quiz Night featuring a raffle, bingo and quiz with prizes to be won! The event is to raise money for childrens charity, Brainwave, and the YMCA. This event is open to staff, students and parents of students.

Bingo, raffle poster


A Level Music Recital Evening

Richard Huish College Music will be hosting an evening of solo pieces performed by A Level Music students.

Music event


Summer Concert

Come and join us for a wonderful evening of music on the Willow Green at Huish. In the case of poor weather, the venue will change to the Huish Theatre. This event is open to the public.

singers at Summer Extraganza


Bonnie & Clyde becomes Richard Huish College’s best-selling Musical

News February 2024: Richard Huish College ended January with a bang with their spectacular adaptation of the Tony-nominated musical, Bonnie & Clyde.

Students dancing and singing on stage


Men’s Rugby Open Evening

Supported by Bristol Bears we have built a strong Men’s Rugby Programme.

Two Huish Rugby players


Huish hosts Law Fair

News January 2024: Over 400 Richard Huish College students visited the Huish Law Fair on Thursday 18th January to learn more about careers in Law and Business.

Large hall with students talking to exhibitors at stands


Vocational Awards

These awards celebrate the achievements of students undertaking vocational qualifications.

Vocational Awards poster


Bonnie & Clyde spotted on the run and headed to Huish

News January 2024: Following previous triumphant sell-out productions, Richard Huish College is preparing for its next show, ‘Bonnie & Clyde’.

Clyde holding Bonnie, she is holding a gun


Men’s Rugby looking forward to an exciting New Year

News January 2023: The season at Richard Huish College has seen the rugby partnership with Bristol Bears go from strength to strength.

Squad gathering together in huddle cheering


Student Support Information Evening

This event is for Year 10 and 11 pupils to find out more about the additional support available to students at Richard Huish College.

Staff member talking to student


Students Excel to ‘Pupil Barrister’ Standard at Mooting Competition

16 Richard Huish College students participated in the South West heat of the Bar Mooting Competition held at the University of Plymouth Law department.

Group of students dressed in court costumes


Christmas Jumper Day

Wear your Christmas jumper to College and help raise £1000 for the British Red Cross. 


CareerFest!

A large exhibition fair where students can find out more about a range of careers.

Careersfest logo


Earth Science Careers Workshops

Various workshops will be held in the Beech building. 

Progression and Employability Icon - graphic of handshake


Applied Science – Careers Speakers

EDF and the NHS will be giving talks on Applied Science careers.

Progression and Employability Icon - graphic of handshake


Law Careers Fair

This Careers Fair is for all students interested in a future in Law. 

Poster featuring statue advertising law fair


Sleepyman Screening and Q&A

Huish will be hosting a screening of the new short film ‘Sleepyman’ starring Actors/Comdians/Writers, Mike Wozniak and Will Adamsdale, who will both be in attendance. Directed by Huish Course Manager for Media Production and Film Studies, John Panton on behalf of his production company Meat Bingo, Sleepyman is a supernatural short film starring Taskmaster alumnus […]

Man in bowler hat


Huish are off to ESAA Cup Final

News November 2023: This past weekend saw both Senior Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country teams race in the South West round of the ESAA Cup where National final places were up for grabs for the top 3 teams.

Boys team stood together


Richard Huish College marks Remembrance

News November 2023: Richard Huish College held a Remembrance Ceremony to honour those who serve to defend our democratic freedoms and way of life.

six students stood together, one is holding an instrument


Huish Mathematicians achieve Gold, Silver and Bronze in UK Maths Challenge

News November 2023: 36 Huish students took part in the UK Maths Challenge with 14 achieving bronze awards, 10 achieving silver awards and 7 achieving gold awards.

Students stood with certificates


A Haunting Halloween at Huish

News October 2023: The Student Executive organised events on Halloween to raise funds for The British Red Cross. 

students and staff in fancy dress outfits


Huish students explore Astrophysics

News October 2023: This year the Physics department has partnered with the Independent Research in Schools (IRIS) project to offer Cosmic Mining as an EnRICH option.

Students holding certificates


AoC Regional Competition held at Richard Huish College

News October 2023: Richard Huish College was delighted to welcome students from colleges across the South West for the AoC Regional Competition in October. 

Female Cross Country runners


Huish Cross Country runners place first and second at ESAA Cup

News October 2023: Ten Cross Country runners from Richard Huish College entered the first round of the English Schools’ Athletic Association (ESAA) Cup.

Mens Team


Halloween at Huish

Huish hosts a Spook-tacular Halloween event featuring – Live Music Games Bake Sale raising money for The Red Cross Trick or Treat in the Student Executive Office, Willow Cafe Decorations And it’s not just the students who’ll be dressing up, as the staff will be aiming to out do the students efforts!      

staff and student group in costumes


Guildhall Young Artists Event – The Nuada Wind Quintet

Richard Huish College and Guildhall Young Artists Taunton are presenting a series of free concerts and workshops by the Nuada Wind Quintet, who formed in 2019 at Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London. FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2023 Free concert and workshop at Richard Huish College 12.50 – 13.30 CONCERT in Huish Redwood Theatre […]

Group of musicians holding instruments


Guildhall Young Artists Event – The Nuada Wind Quintet

Richard Huish College and Guildhall Young Artists Taunton are presenting a series of free concerts and workshops by the Nuada Wind Quintet, who formed in 2019 at Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London. FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2023 Free concert and workshop at Richard Huish College 12.50 – 13.30 CONCERT in Huish Redwood Theatre […]

Group of musicians holding instruments


Huish Students Embrace Day of Enrichment

Richard Huish College ran its first EnRICH day of the academic year on Friday 6th October with a wide range of trips and activities on offer to students.

Student holding up a fabric pumpkin face


Lola runs to support charity Mind

News October 2023: Second-year student Lola will be running the Bath Half Marathon on October 15th for the Charity Mind.

Lola running with dog


Bonnie & Clyde

Huish Performing Arts EnRICH presents Bonnie & Clyde – The Musical – tickets on sale now.

Bonnie & Clyde Logo


Bonnie & Clyde

Huish Performing Arts EnRICH presents Bonnie & Clyde – The Musical – tickets on sale now.

Bonnie & Clyde Logo


Bonnie & Clyde

Huish Performing Arts EnRICH presents Bonnie & Clyde – The Musical – tickets on sale now.

Bonnie & Clyde Logo


Bonnie & Clyde

Huish Performing Arts EnRICH presents Bonnie & Clyde – The Musical – tickets on sale now.

Bonnie & Clyde Logo


Film Studies: A Level

This course will frequently challenge you and you will gain an appreciation of film as an art form.


Richard Huish College Unveil New Sports Addition to Campus

Richard Huish College, in partnership with the Football Foundation and the Somerset FA, has expanded the campus sporting facilities to include a 3G all-weather pitch.

3g Pitch


Students Win the Big One in International Football Tour

Two students from Richard Huish College have celebrated winning an International Football tournament held in Copenhagen.

Two students, one is holding a football


Huish students get started on the pathway to progression

News September 2023: Level 2 Pathway students at Richard Huish College took part in a Careers and Progression carousel designed to get them thinking about their futures.

Students building a tower of shoes


A Level and Vocational students achieve fantastic results at Richard Huish College

News August 2023: Huish students are once again celebrating superb Level 3 Vocational and A Level results after putting tremendous hard work and dedication into their studies.

Large group with balloons celebrating results day


Peer-to-peer advice from a former Huish student

News August 2023: Miko Gorski returned to Huish to provide advice to current Business, Marketing and Management students.

Miko Gorski


Drama Showcase

Year 1 and 2 Drama students will be presenting an eclectic mix of exciting and dramatic pieces with a twist of darkness!

Street sign


Drama Showcase

Year 1 and 2 Drama students will be presenting an eclectic mix of exciting and dramatic pieces with a twist of darkness!

Street sign


EnRICH Day

Lessons will be suspended so that all students can get involved in a range of EnRICH activities that will be on offer.

Students outside cadbury world


Christmas Celebration

Join us at Taunton Minster for an afternoon of festive music, readings and traditional carols to celebrate the Christmas season.


EnRICH Day

Lessons will be suspended so that all students can get involved in a range of EnRICH activities that will be on offer.

students in sari type costumes holding sticks doing Avtar Dancing


Bike Servicing Day

Free bike servicing available provided by On Your Bike (students and staff need to bring their bikes in the morning and be able to collect them lunchtime / early afternoon) Somerset Council Road Safety, and Somerset Council Major Projects Team (consulting about cycle parking) will also be here. Nationwide E-bikes willl be present to show […]

Bike Servicing Day poster


Freshers Fair

Students are invited to explore the Freshers Fair to discover and sign up to the different Enrichment groups available, as well as learn about local service providers. Plus there’ll be plenty of freebies to help yourself to!

Crowd in Sports Hall


Huish Sports Awards 2024

An evening celebrating your sporting achievements this past year. 

Huish Sport logo


Alfie Ogborne makes First Class Debut

News July 2023: Former Oak House boarder, Alfie Ogborne made his debut for Somerset Country Cricket Club in the last LV=Insurance County Championship match. 

SCCC logo


A succession of success at the Original Writing and Illustration Awards

News July 2023: Richard Huish College’s annual Original Writing and Illustration awards celebrate the creativity of both Huish students and Year 9-11 pupils.

Vice Principal Becky Flower presenting Rowan Tall the Ross Paterson Award with Assistant Principal Laurie Morgan.


Business Students Face the Dragons

A Level Business students recently took part in the Screwfix Dragons Den Event

Students in a line


Year 11 Parent Event

Come along to our Redwood Suite for a talk by Principal Emma Fielding that will last approximately 40 minutes. The talk will give you an overview of your child’s transition to Huish including important information about our Welcome to Huish event, enrolment, and their first days at college. Due to the capacity of our Redwood […]

Four students sat on grass chatting


Huish Student’s Continued Success Recognised with Award Nomination

A Richard Huish College student has been nominated and shortlisted for this year’s Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards.

Student smiling


Student Creates Message of Positive Influence

After a lot of hard work, a recent collaboration between the Huish Psychology and Graphics Departments has now seen fruition.

Girl holding design


Open Event

Learn more about our huge range of courses, including our Level 3 A Level and Vocational Study Programmes, Level 2 Pathway, GCSE resits, Apprenticeships and Professional Accountancy Courses.


Open Event

Learn more about our huge range of courses, including our Level 3 A Level and Vocational Study Programmes, Level 2 Pathway, GCSE resits, Apprenticeships and Professional Accountancy Courses.


Open Event

Learn more about our huge range of courses, including our Level 3 A Level and Vocational Study Programmes, Level 2 Pathway, GCSE resits, Apprenticeships and Professional Accountancy Courses.


Visual Arts Show

Huish will be hosting an exhibition of creative work from our Year 2 Creative Arts students.

Art Show Poster


Huish student Alex represents GB in showjumping

News June 2023: Richard Huish College student, Alex Atherton, competed in a series of international showjumping competitions in May.

Alex Atherton on horse Como


Richard Huish College Band Selected as One to Watch

News May 2023: A Huish band has been selected to play at a major UK festival this year on a stage designed to highlight up-and-coming acts.

Placeholder performing on stage


Media, Film and Advertising: Cambridge Technical

This course will teach you the skills needed to pursue careers in Television, Film and Radio.


Medical Careers Academy prepare for their futures

News May 2023: Students of the Medical Careers Academy have welcomed many guests this past term.

Students listening to a speaker doing a presentation


Juniper Film Festival and Media Awards

Huish will be showcasing and celebrating students’ work from the last year as well as awarding outstanding work.

Juniper Film Festival


Huish student is headed to Copenhagen with Bristol City F.C.

News May 2023: Huish student, Callum Parsons is headed to Denmark in August to represent England as part of the Bristol City Cerebral Palsy Football team.

Callum Parsons


Huish Students Lend Support to Classmate

Students at Richard Huish College have come together to raise money for a fellow student to help her get to Disneyland while she battles a terminal illness.

Group of students by cake stall


Huish Students Honoured at Pride of Somerset Awards

Two students, both from Richard Huish College, Taunton, have been awarded at this year’s Pride of Somerset Awards for outstanding contributions in their nominated field.

Jack Sweeney receives aard on stage


Huish Sport Students Cap Off an Amazing Year at Sports Awards

The outstanding sporting achievements and contributions to College sport by Richard Huish College students were celebrated at their Sports Awards Evening on May 5th.

students receiving award


Music Students take their Course on Tour

Music Performance and Production students at Richard Huish College have just completed a series of dates performing at secondary schools across Somerset.

Full band playing


Richard Huish College Student Secures Highly Sought Law Employment

Huish A Level student, Charlie Brock, is celebrating after being offered a prestigious Apprenticeship at a global law firm. Charlie, who studies Law, Business, and Economics, alongside an Extended Project Qualification, applied for a Solicitor Apprenticeship position with Ashurst and was shortlisted from thousands to attend an assessment centre. Only 32 applicants were taken to […]

Student smiling


Huish Students Achieve Excellence in Physics Challenge

A Level Physics students Andrew de Seja Martin and Thomas Chapple achieved excellent results in the Senior Physics Challenge.

Students with certificates


Richard Huish College Students Continue Winning Ways at AOC Competition

Over 50 students from Richard Huish College represented the South-West in the AOC Sport National Championships held at the University of Nottingham over the weekend of the 14th to 16th April, competing in Basketball, Cross Country, Hockey, and Volleyball.

Mixed Basketball winners group pic


Sociology and Criminology Students Investigate Next Step

Sociology and Criminology students recently travelled to the University of Gloucestershire to learn about studying Sociology & Criminology in a Higher Education setting.

Criminology students exploring bedroom crime scene


Huish Geographers take a trip to the Jurassic Coast

News April 2023: Huish Geographers headed to Lyme Regis to expand their studies of coasts.

Students with ranging poles on the beach


Pen pals cross the English Channel to meet for the first time

News April 2023: Students studying A Level French at Richard Huish College were delighted to welcome pupils from France to experience a day at the College.

French and English students together at Huish entrance


Huish Scientists tackle the International Biology Olympiad

News April 2023: A group of second-year Richard Huish College students recently took part in the International Biology Olympiad.

International Biology Olympiad winners with certificates


Huish entrepreneurs host fundraising quiz night for Love Musgrove

News April 2023: Business, Marketing and Management students coordinated a highly successful public event that raised £895.91 for Love Musgrove.

Zoe, Sharon and students with giant cheque


Huish Community pay tribute to beloved Law Course Manager, Mike Twyble

News April 2023: Past and present, staff and students, of Richard Huish College gathered on Friday 31st March to celebrate the life of Law Course Manager, Mike Twyble.

Mike's family and staff playing chess on outdoor table


Huish Tigers win U19 Basketball England’s Dynamik Cup

News April 2023: Huish Basketballers faced athletes from Bedford Academy in the energetic final of Basketball England’s National Schools Dynamik Cup.

Emma, Gary And Huish Tigers team with medals


Richard Huish Trust Responds to Concerns About Ofsted

News April 2023: Richard Huish Trust has announced that it will be removing Ofsted branding and any reference to inspections from all of its future communications.

john abbott


The Government looks to maximise numbers on MFL courses to fill a market skills gap

News March 2023: The Government has launched plans for a new language programme designed to boost the quality of language lessons in primary and secondary schools.

Student laughing speaking to another student


Huish Student Flies High with Business Award

News March 2023: A former Richard Huish student has won a national award for outstanding work and commitment to her Business course while studying at college.

Lucy Sims holding her certificate with Sharon Williams


Exploring careers in Psychology with Dr Harley Caswell

News March 2023: Richard Huish College Psychology students heard from Clinical Psychologist, Dr Harley Caswell, who talked to them about her role in the NHS.

Students looking at virtual screen of Dr Harley Casswell


Huish students set their sights on Oxbridge

News March 2023: Richard Huish College recently held an Oxbridge meeting for first-year students considering applying to Oxford or Cambridge Universities.

Roo Harrington


Geology proves to be a piece of cake

News March 2023: A creative solution was found to make the concept of faulting of a plunging syncline appear a piece of cake for Geology students at Huish.

Teacher cutting cake for students