I am delighted that you are considering St John Rigby College as a place where you can study and excel. Here, in our Information Hub we look to capture everything we offer young people making their next steps in life.
SJR offers a wide range of A level and BTEC qualifications, our outstanding ‘career based’ Elective Programme in addition to ‘SJR Extra’ (which offers a huge range of enrichment opportunities) there really is something for everyone at St John Rigby College.
‘SJRExtra’ is all the extra-curricular activities you can get involved with during your time at college. It is your chance to learn a new skill, get involved in a club or gain a qualification beyond your studies. We know that students who become involved in SJRExtra activities have better attendance, enjoy college more and ultimately thrive whilst at college.
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.