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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

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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.

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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.

Row of sports students


Pre-Season Sport

Register your interest for pre-season at Huish.

Row of sports students


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).

Physics student doing an experiment


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.

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Safety measures in place on site

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

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Level 3 Results Day

The government have confirmed A Level results day will take place on 10th August.

Student opening results outside with teacher smiling


GCSE Results Day

The government have confirmed GCSE results day will take place on 12th August. The College will offer support and guidance in some format for school leavers which will be confirmed nearer the date.

Student smiling opening her A Level Results


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.

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Homestay

This is a popular accommodation option for students new to the UK who would like to experience living with a local family.


Oak House

Huish is one of the only Sixth Form Colleges in the country with student accommodation. Board or Flexi-board at Oak House.


Functional Skills (Mathematics): Level 2 Qualification

Functional Skills Mathematics is designed to help you improve your Mathematics skills and evidence your competency to an employer. This qualification is available to Apprentices and adult learners.


Functional Skills (Mathematics): Level 1 Qualification

Functional Skills Mathematics is designed to help you improve your Mathematics skills and evidence your competency to an employer. This qualification is available to Apprentices and adult learners.


Functional Skills (English): Level 2 Qualification

Functional Skills English is designed to help you improve your English skills and evidence your competency to an employer. This qualification is available to Apprentices and adult learners.


Functional Skills (English): Level 1 Qualification

Functional Skills English is designed to help you improve your English skills and evidence your competency to an employer. This qualification is available to Apprentices and adult learners.


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


FAQ’s for Current Applicants

Answers to frequently asked questions from new applicants.


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.


Parent and Carer Update – 21.01.21

News January 2021: Recent updates from Huish

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Richard Huish Education Group welcomes Lyngford Park Primary School

News January 2021: Lyngford Park Primary School joined the Richard Huish Trust on 1st January 2021.

Lyngford Park Primary School entrance


Notice about Bus Services during lockdown

News January 2021: Reduced bus services are still available during lockdown

Student getting on to a bus at the front of College


Richard Huish extends COVID testing to Taunton Primary Schools

News January 2021: Richard Huish College opens Covid-19 test centre to 19 primary schools.

Aerial view of the Huish test centre


Chat with Charlotte – Facebook Live Session

Join our live Facebook session and ask us anything about joining Huish

Avatar of Charlotte and reads Chat with Charlotte


The Huish Community Support Young Minds

News January 2021: Parents and Carers donate over £800 to Young Minds.

three students sat laughing with Student Support staff member


Student Briefing – 6th January

News January 2021: General updates for current students

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Remote learning recommences during National Lockdown

News January 2021: Online learning commences during lockdown

Front of Richard Huish College Reception entrance


Update on January Vocational Exams 2021

News January 2021: The College will support any Vocational students who wish to sit their January scheduled exams if they still wish to do so.

Front of Richard Huish College Reception entrance


Student Briefing – 1st January 2021

News January 2021: Huish Student Briefing – Important information for Students returning to college in January 2021

Front of Richard Huish College Reception entrance


Huish Music dedicate their Christmas festivities to Love Musgrove

News December 2020: Huish Music perform online to raise funds for Love Musgrove

Reads Love Musgrove Christmas Change 2020


Students and staff get creative for Christmas

News December 2020: The Huish campus gets a festive touch.

Childcare and education students with their window displays


Sociology students raise funds for Arc

News December 2020: Sociology students raise £153 for Arc Inspire

Sociology students with raffle prizes


Huish English Linguistics students and staff get published

News Dec 2020: English Language is thriving at Richard Huish College.

Marcus Barrett with English Language students holding books


Former Huish student secures competitive internship at leading global firm

Former Richard Huish College and Castle School student, Sophie Bareham, has been accepted onto an Internship with JPMorgan Chase as a software engineer. Sophie was one of only five accepted out of a staggering 800+ applications and on top of that, was considered one of their top candidates. JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial services […]

Sophie Bareham sat at computer


Welcome to Huish

Get a taste of Huish before you join us

Students in the classroom laughing looking at books


National Apprenticeship Week 2021

Join us in celebrating National Apprenticeship Week!

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The Virtual Huish Experience

The Virtual Huish Experience is designed to help prospective students to get to know us and help them consider what they may wish to study.

Aerial view of the College


Bristol Bears Academy and Women announces exciting partnership with Huish

News November 2020: Bristol Bears Academy and Women announces exciting partnership with Richard Huish College

Joe Irons, Chris Heal, Costa Galatalis in front of Huish sign


25th Annual Huish Creative Awards tackles lockdown

News November 2020: Huish hosted the 25th Original Writing and Illustration Awards virtually in 2020.

The Brunner Cup, two Lucas Cups, and Ross Paterson Trophy


Former Huish Student Wins Apprentice of the Year

Former Richard Huish College Student, Robbie Adams has been awarded The Royal Navy Award for Higher or Degree Apprentice of the Year for the South West region following his outstanding individual work whilst completing his Apprenticeship at IBM. Winning this Award has also put him forward as one of nine finalists for the National Degree […]

Robbie Adams



Accommodation

Find out more about boarding and flexi-boarding at Richard Huish College.


Information for New Starters

This page contains information for students who have applied to Huish and have been made an offer.


Original Writing and Illustration Awards

The winners of our Original Writing and Illustration Awards will be announced at our online ceremony.

Original Writing and Illustration Awards poster advertising winners revealed 25th November 7pm


The Arts are thriving at Richard Huish College in 2020

News October 2020: This term marks the 25th Original Writing and Illustration Awards and also has featured performances at TYCAfest, an online exhibition and new podcast launching at Richard Huish College.

Reads A-Level Visual Arts Showcase 2020


Huish Music supports TYCA festival 2020 on 23rd-24th October

News Oct 2020: Huish Musicians set to star at TYCAfest

TYCA logo


The Virtual Huish Experience

The Virtual Huish Experience aims to let you explore the College from the safety of your home, get to know us and discover your study options for September 2021.


COVID-19 Update – 3rd October 2020

Richard Huish College can confirm two students at the College have tested positive for COVID-19, in recent days, in two unrelated cases. By working closely with Public Heath England (PHE) and the Department for Education (DfE), the College have followed all measures, protocols and procedures in line with government guidance and are continuing to monitor […]

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Richard Huish students selected for Somerset Cricket Academy Programme

News September 2020: Eight Richard Huish College students have been successful in the Somerset Cricket Academy trials

Students of the Somerset Cricket Academy sat outside the Sports Hall


Tigers Football

Huish Tigers Football Club are part of the community sports club Huish Tigers who are based at Richard Huish College.


Tigers Rugby

Huish Tigers Rugby are part of the community sports club Huish Tigers who are based at Richard Huish College.


Tigers Basketball

Huish Tigers Basketball are part of the community sports club Huish Tigers who are based at Richard Huish College.


There’s never been a better time to take on an Apprentice, get started with Huish Apprenticeships

News Sept 2020: Under the new temporary scheme, those who hire an Apprentice under the age of 25 will receive an extra £2,000.

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Pop Music Showcase 2020

This is the scheduled date of our Pop Concert

Huish student playing drums at gig


Huish Apprenticeships named Best Apprenticeship Training Provider in Somerset

News September 2020: Huish win Corporate Vision Education and Training Award

Best Apprenticeship Training Provider - Somerset certifcate


Important transport update released 1st September 2020

News September 2020 – Information about bus services in Somerset

Student getting on to a bus at the front of College


View our Virtual Visual Arts Exhibition

Due to the ongoing pandemic we were very disappointed not to be able to showcase the magnificent work of our students in our usual end of year Visual Arts Exhibition this past summer. Each year we delight in welcoming the public to view the fantastic works of our students but this year it was simply […]

Reads A-Level Visual Arts Showcase 2020


Update regarding Face Coverings

Following guidance from the DfE on the wearing of face coverings and with the safety and confidence of our community in mind, Richard Huish College has made the decision to take the precautionary measure of asking all staff, students and visitors on site to wear face coverings in corridors and in less supervised communal areas […]

Face mask drawing with wording stay alert, control the virus, save lives


Return to College in September 2020

News August 2020: We look forward to welcoming students back to campus under new safety measures.

map of one way system at huish


Huish A Level Student is Amsterdam bound

News: August 2020 John achieved AAB grades in Biology, Maths and Physics respectively and will be heading to Amsterdam University College (AUC) to study Liberal Arts and Science.

John O'Halloran


A challenging end to the year for the Huish Class of 2020

August 2020: In an extraordinary year, Richard Huish College will be congratulating all their students’ achievements as they virtually collect A Level and Vocational results today.

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Huish Tigers

Huish Tigers are a community sports club based at Richard Huish College.


Study spaces available on campus from 10th August

News August 2020: W12 is available as a staffed study area from the week commencing Monday 10th August until Friday 21st August, 10am-3pm for current Huish students. 

Three students smiling looking at text books


Collecting your exam certificates following results days 2020

Exam Certificates for the Class of 2020 will be available to collect from Reception in December.

Student opening results outside with teacher smiling


Huish Student wins best delegate at Model United Nations Competition

Richard Huish College student, Julia Jeziorny, recently participated in Model United Nations, an International competition set up to give young people the chance to participate in simulations of United Nations conferences. By role-playing meetings like the Security Council and General Assembly, participants get a unique insight into how the United Nations works. They research, debate […]

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Results Day 2020

News July 2020 – Information about support available on Results Days

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Huish Hero Amy brings Miss Maisie Mask to the masses

News July 2020: Amy Hubbard is the latest student to be nominated as a Huish Hero after stepping in to become a ‘Maisie Manager’ to help the children of Musgrove Park Hospital and beyond.

Amy Hubbard with doll


Things to know before you arrive

Useful information for international students due to join Richard Huish College, UK.


Application and Fees

Information about fees and how to apply to Richard Huish College, UK, as an International Student.


Study Options

Discover the courses available for International students at Richard Huish College, Taunton, Somerset, UK.


About Life at Richard Huish College

Find out more about studying at Richard Huish College as an International Student including accommodation options and the College’s results.


Contact Information and Prospectus

View our International Prospectus or contact us to discuss studying at Richard Huish College as an International Student.


Huish International

Richard Huish College is one of the leading inspected state Sixth Form Colleges in the UK. Find out more about studying as an International student.