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London trip

Law students at SJR had a tour of Parliament and a workshop on Law making.They then went to the Supreme Court and then this was

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Apprenticeship News

More of our students are being offered degree level apprenticeships after lengthy and testing assessment centres. The early stages are quite often online and require

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Y10 Open Day

Y10 Open Saturday on March 23rd. Looking forward to seeing you all. You can meet all the subject teachers to talk about possible careers and

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Rome Trip

St John Rigby’s Religious Studies students enjoyed an inspiring and uplifting trip to Rome at the beginning of February. The four-day pilgrimage included both historic

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Results Day 2023

Summer 2023 has marked yet another outstanding set of results for students at St John Rigby College.  What makes this year’s results so remarkable is

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Sam Jalloh, motivational speaker, attends SJR

Student Conference

On Thursday 15th June, St John Rigby College welcomed motivational speaker, Sam P Jalloh, to speak to students as part of the annual Student Voice Conference:

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Future MDV

The Future MDV (Medics, Dentists and Vets) academy had a wonderfully engaging day working alongside the Bowland Penne mountain rescue team. The students explored the

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SJR Staff Alumni

As part of our SJR 50TH Anniversary Celebrations we gathered current SJR staff who are former SJR students. Those pictured include: Rear row (left to right)

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Following another set of spectacular results in A Levels and in other advanced level qualifications, hundreds of SJR students will now be progressing to elite

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First Place for Will!

Each year the ‘Foundation for the History of Totalitarianism’ launch their prestigious essay competition.  The Foundation for the History of Totalitarianism is a non-profit organisation

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SJR has a friendly vibe, everyone is accepted, and help is always available. It’s a safe and encouraging environment to learn and socialise with friends.


Level 2 entry requirements

If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.  

Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment. 

As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4. 

Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.

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