Welcome to John Ruskin College
Welcome to the John Ruskin College website.
This site is designed to provide you with the key information you will need before making a decision to apply to study at this College. We are confident as to the quality of what we have to offer, which is why we recommend all our potential students with their parents or carers visit other providers as well as us before they make an application. We have worked very hard to create a special college in South Croydon that offers outstanding experiences and nationally recognised qualifications.
Principal and Chief Executive
John Ruskin College is a small, supportive, highly successful, sixth form college situated in South Croydon surrounded by a beautiful green environment. It has recently been graded Outstanding by Ofsted in October 2013. Key statements in the report by Ofsted include that ’Teaching, Learning and Assessment are outstanding,’ ‘Support and Guidance are excellent,’ ‘The development of learners’ knowledge and skills is outstanding’ and ‘progression rates to higher levels of learning are high’ The College has specialised in vocational education for several years and has now increased its curriculum offer to include A level pathways, Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Direct entry for 14-16 year olds.
The College is situated on a green site in South Croydon, providing an attractive and stimulating environment. Our buildings are light, airy and spacious, built in the modernist style and exude light and space.
We have high quality industry standard facilities which include:
- our state-of-the-art Digital Media Suite
- a broadcasting and professional photography studio
- commercial on site Hair, Barbering, Beauty and Spa Salons.
- interactive learning spaces which contains a replicated hospital environment and a superb virtual nursery facility.
- Learning Resource Centre complete which includes a Common Room as well as a Careers Advice Centre
- competition standard sports hall and fitness gym
- well maintained football pitch
- outdoor relaxation areas.
- Work Skills Academy catering for Apprenticeships and Traineeships.
How to apply
If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact John Ruskin College directly.