Runshaw College

Runshaw College

Langdale Road, Leyland PR25 3DQ

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Since its initial formation in 1974, Runshaw College has developed into one of the largest and most successful providers of 16-18 education in the country.

The college also provides high quality adult and apprenticeship provision to fully meet the training needs of its local communities in Chorley, South Ribble and beyond. The sixth form campus in Leyland offers a wide range of A Levels and vocational programmes whilst the Chorley campus provides a range of Adult FE courses and training for apprentices.

Runshaw has been an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ college for more than 25 years, and it has an excellent reputation, locally and nationally, for high quality education and training. In its Strategic Plan, it sets out its vision to be a “great place to study”, a “great place to work”, and a “great place for partnerships and the community”. It is a college that never stands still and continually seeks improvements in all areas of its work.

Runshaw College is an extremely popular, first-choice college. Students are safe, happy and successful, with consistently outstanding learner outcomes in terms of achievement, added value and progression. The success of the college is down to its thriving and respectful community of staff who are valued as individuals and who support each other towards shared goals through effective teamwork and collaboration.

Runshaw is at the heart of its community, with a very positive community presence and a responsive curriculum offer that enhances the lives of people in the region, facilitates social mobility and supports the success of the local workforce and economy.