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.
Why study at John Ruskin College?
The College is easy to reach from most areas with good links via bus and tram. We can also boast high quality industry facilities with the most recent being our state of the art Hair & Beauty Salons and Spa Training facilities, Digital Media Suite, a Photographic and Broadcasting studio as well as a Hospital style facility and simulated nursery. The College also has a competition standard Sports Hall and Fitness gym and first class Science labs. Other new developments include a state of the art Learning zone with discreet areas for one to one support and a one stop Student Services Lounge, which encompasses a common room for networking and recreation as well as a Careers advice centre, making it a truly inclusive experience.