We recognise that all pupils have different talents and strive to ensure that every pupil has an equal opportunity to find and develop the talents they do possess. We believe that the development ofspirituality, character, intellect and creativity are the primary aims of education. We work together to create a happy and caring school community which is engaged in our local community and the wider world.
The College is small - we have approximately 150 students per year aged 16 to 18 (plus another 500+ older students). This means that we know our students and offer a friendly and supportiveenvironment. Classes are taught in small groups, usually between 8 and 10 people. No, we offer courses for disabled and non-disabled students and a very supportive learning environment for everyone.
Our School Motto of "Carpe Diem", taken from a poem in the classical text Odes by Horace, reflects our mission that children should seize the opportunities available to them in their learning journey,and enjoy and make use of their educational experience gained with us in order to fulfil their potential in life. We hope you find the information on this website informative but to really feel the uniqueness of our school we would urge you to come and visit us and meet our pupils and staff.
We're developing plans for a new campus in the heart of Knowsley which will provide a new and vibrant learning environment for young people, adults and the community alongside our Sixth Form forstudents who want to study A Levels. The College has a long history of outstanding delivery and our Centre of Excellence for Engineering and Technology works closely with leading employers across the Liverpool City region to ensure our students get the best training and support to move in to employment.
The Open College of Sign Language started in 1992 and was founded by Roy Massey and Lyn Butchart. It was initially designed to ' bridge the gap ' between the hearing and deaf communities. 18 years onwe have successfully provided curricula to thousands of people from all walks of life including: business professionals, school children and teachers, pre school children, socio economically disadvantaged groups and the police force.
Our students are given unique opportunities to work with international brands, take part in major industry events and receive training from industry leaders. Apprenticeship partners work closely withus to develop training which is second to none and give you the skills to go on to a successful career.
At Riverside College we believe in the power of education to enhance and transform people's lives. We are a college which strives to be outstanding in everything we do and this ethos is reflected inour outstanding 100% pass rates, exceptional league table position and our partnerships with local, national and global organisations.
We aim to deliver high quality education in accordance to the aspiration of our students in a diverse range of settings. Students will be provided with the best possible learning experience and shallbe given all of the support to achieve their goals. As well as providing the DPSI course, Liverpool City College is also a registered DPSI examination centre. Please contact us if you wish to register for a DPSI examination at our college.
St John Plessington Catholic College is an Outstanding Voluntary Aided Catholic 11-18 Academy. We serve the population of the Wirral and are oversubscribed in all year groups with 1450 pupils. We havereceived many accolades over the years including in 2010/2011 the Times Educational Supplement's "OUTSTANDING SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR" award.
MECNW was set up in 1998 as a centre of vocational excellence to combat chronic skills shortages in the engineering, construction and manufacturing sectors. MECNW operates as a GROUP TRAININGASSOCIATION, delivering industry-specific programmes in a wide range of engineering and related technical skills. GTAs are unique in that they are employer-driven, which means that training programmes at MECNW are developed with direct input from you.