News

We’re Taking Part in the ‘Big Bang’ Event on 10 March

17th February 2017

To mark the start of National Science and Engineering week we are joining forces with the Winchester Science Centre to host our third annual Big Bang event at the College. The Big Bang is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK. We have invited a number of schools to join us[…] Read More…

We Danced into First Place at Southampton’s Rock Challenge Event!

17th February 2017

Our students wowed at the UK Rock Challenge competition and secured first place in the Southampton regional heats! The 75 strong team scooped 15 awards in total, an outstanding number, which included awards of excellence for choreography, performance skill, stage use, concept, and soundtrack. This is the fifth year running that we have competed in this[…] Read More…

Ofsted Holding Webinar for Parents/Carers on Special Educational Needs Provision in Southampton

1st February 2017

From 6 – 10 February, Ofsted will carry out an inspection aimed at measuring the effectiveness of special educational needs provision for children and young people in the Southampton area, with a view to enabling improvements where required. During the inspection, Ofsted will: identify the needs of children and young people who have special educational needs[…] Read More…

RTSFC Young Enterprise 2016

1st December 2016

Each year we enter a team of student entrepreneurs into the national Young Enterprise competition. The competition runs from September to July, and gives young people the chance to win a variety of awards, ranging from best team to best product idea, while harnessing their personal and business skills by setting up a business (and[…] Read More…

Team Go-G-Woman Scoops Award at Perfect Pitch

22nd November 2016

Congratulations to the team of students behind Go-G-Woman, who won the High Impact Award at the Unloc Enterprise Academy’s Perfect Pitch event. The event was part of Global Entrepreneurship Week and gave students from schools and colleges across the South the chance to pitch their business ideas to a live audience of fellow entrepreneurs and local[…] Read More…

RTSFC students compete in regional Enterprise Challenge

17th November 2016

We are pleased to enter two teams of students into the regional ‘Perfect Pitch’ event with students from schools and colleges across the south at St Mary’s Stadium on Friday 18th November. The event is part of Global Entrepreneurship week and the team from the college are competing for the overall ‘Perfect Pitch’ Award for the[…] Read More…

RTSFC welcomes French exchange students to Southampton

15th November 2016

Last week we welcomed nine students from our partner school, Lycée Victor Hugo, in Gaillac, France. They spent the week improving their English and learning about school and home life in the UK. They are staying at the homes of RTSFC students and attending lessons with them, as well as visiting local sights such as[…] Read More…

RTSFC Industry Week 2016

10th November 2016

Last week we hosted our annual Industry Week, giving students a unique opportunity to hear from, work with and network with successful and inspiring professionals. We held 62 talks and workshops, covering a huge variety of topics such as working in politics, animal psychology, disability in sport, working on cruise ships, how to start a[…] Read More…

Dance students take part in a workshop with Alvin Ailey Dance Company

25th October 2016

Thanks to our partnership with Mayflower Theatre, last week we welcomed Linda Celeste Sims, of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, to our Performing Arts department. Linda, who has danced with the company for 21 years, ran a workshop for our dance students, focusing on Ailey technique, as well as teaching some energetic travelling phrases. After[…] Read More…

Science students train to save lives for Restart a Heart Day

20th October 2016

This week we took over 30 year one Applied Science students to University of Southampton Hospital for European Restart a Heart Day, an initiative that aims to train the nation in CPR and spread awareness of this lifesaving technique. Our visit was facilitated by LifeLab, the hospital’s education facility, who planned a programme of activities for[…] Read More…