Riverside College - Kingsway Campus

Halton, United Kingdom

Location: Halton, United Kingdom
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 16+ years

About Riverside College - Kingsway Campus

Riverside College is a mixed, non-denominational further education and tertiary college for students aged 16 and over. Its Kingsway campus is located in Widnes, Cheshire.

The college was founded in 2006 after a merger between Halton College and Widnes & Runcorn Sixth Form College. The Kingsway campus is one of the college’s three sites and is close to Widnes town centre.

Riverside College offers a range of educational options to students, including professional courses, apprenticeships, adult learning courses and higher education.

Head of college

Thalia Bell

Values and vision

Riverside College places the student at the centre of everything it does. It aims to help all learners realise their full potential during their time at the college. Staff aim to deliver the very best teaching, along with a broad range of enrichment activities. Personal tutors and teachers care about their students’ progress and hope to foster a friendly, safe and caring environment.

Riverside College wishes to create a community on campus where all students can flourish and feel valued.

Ofsted report

“The implementation of study programmes is effective. Clear progression routes are in place at all levels, with a range of academic or vocational programmes preparing students well for their next step. The design of programmes includes an appropriate focus to improve students’ skills in English and mathematics and more students are studying these subjects than previously.” 

“Students on study programmes, including those eligible for high needs funding, develop their vocational skills well through relevant work experience, work-related projects and competitions.”

View Riverside College’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Kingsway, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7QQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 257 2800
What people say about us

The tutors at Riverside College are extra helpful and incredibly friendly. The College has a lot of partnerships with prestigious companies including Steiner, the main provider of salons on board all the major cruise companies. This partnership has helped me to gain employment with them.

- Abby-Lee Speake

The tutors at Cronton are amazing, they support you every step of the way and have definitely helped me to achieve my potential and reach my goals.

- Rebecca Preston

We are very pleased that our daughter chose Cronton Sixth Form. It has exceeded our expectations. Very informative, tutors very approachable, very pleased with my daughter's progress.

- Parent
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