Open Days and Events

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Knowsley and St Helens College

School Leavers’ Virtual Open Week!

Taking place from Wednesday 1st July – Friday 10th July, the Open Week is a great opportunity for you to discover more about our impressive courses, student life and facilities.

Our tutors will be hosting the sessions via Zoom and you will have the opportunity to ask as many questions as you like via the chat facility.

Students can find out more information for either college via the following links and they can also use these links to register via Eventbrite.

Individual information will also be sent out to applicants via email and text if you could let students to check their mail.

The links students should use to access these events are as follows :

Knowsley College -

St Helens College -

Riverside and Cronton College

Both sites are now LIVE!! We have taken the registration off so pupils, parents and school teachers have access to the sites to by clicking the following links:

Click here for the enrolment times. 

Staff at both colleges have been working extra hard to help support your pupils with transition to college/ year 11 to provide additional advice and guidance as we are unable to host actual taster days this summer.

The events have been designed especially for year 10 and 11 pupils and will include videos, tutorials, seminars, practical sessions and live chat throughout to include:

  1. Advice and guidance about A Levels, Vocational Courses and Apprenticeships, and the importance of achieving their best GCSEs
  2. All Cronton courses including welcome from staff, students and activity worksheets
  3. All Riverside courses including welcome from staff, students and activity worksheets
  4. Apprenticeships on offer, how to apply for and how to secure one!
  5. Bursary and financial support (and how to apply for it)
  6. Bus pass scheme (and how to apply for it)
  7. How to apply for September 2021 (for year 10s)
  8. How to enrol this summer (for year 11s)
  9. Live experiments from our science staff (Cronton STEM Centre of Excellence)
  10. Live fitness sessions to join in with (Cronton Centre of Sporting Excellence)
  11. Live musicals and dance shows (Cronton Performing Arts Centre of Excellence)
  12. Live catering masterclasses including how to make mango ice-cream with three ingredients (Riverside Hospitality and Catering Centre of Excellence)
  13. Live hair and makeup masterclasses including eyelash extension and wedding hairstyle (Riverside Hair and Beauty Centre of Excellence)
  14. PPE and COVID 19 safe college practices (for year 11s)
  15. Prestigious Universities Programme and how to gain a place at Oxbridge
  16. Support and pastoral care
  17. Trips, visits, enrichment and college life
  18. Tailored advice and guidance for pupil, parents and school teachers answered on the live chat