Visit from University

Health and Social Care students had the pleasure of meeting Jose Puello from the University of Manchester this week. Jose conducted a presentation to students

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Class of 2021

St John Rigby College students and staff are celebrating their amazing achievements on a unique and historic A level results day.  The achievements of the

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Duke of Edinburgh

This week our year 12 students have completed their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award practice expedition. On day one, they completed a first aid course,

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Blackpool Bound

Geography students visited the Lancashire coastline this week which allowed them to develop fieldwork skills in preparation for their coursework. The Y12 Geographers studied sediment

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Graphic design student with sketch book

SJR Class of 2020

The St John Rigby College ‘class of 2020’ have experienced an A level results day like no other.  SJR students, in common with those from

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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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