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At RuTC, we recognise the importance of making an informed decision about your future and importantly, post-GCSE study and training options. During each academic year, we offer a number of opportunities where you can find out about our courses and facilities directly from our highly experienced teaching and support staff. Our aim is to ensure that every student is on the right course or training programme and that they fulfil their potential during their time with us.

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If you would like to be part of the Richmond experience, please come along to one of our Open Events where you can find out more about our wide range of courses and training programmes (BTECs, NVQs, UAL, City & Guilds, Apprenticeships and A levels). Our approachable staff will be able to tell you how we can support you during your time at college including our excellent links with employers and universities to help you successfully achieve your ambitions.

We very much look forward to meeting you. Feel free to bring a friend or family member along to explore RuTC with you. 

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Subject Tasters sessions on this date (all sessions run from 3pm to 5pm and participants are required from the start):

Childcare

Health and Social Care

Sport & Exercise

Travel & Tourism

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Childcare - Learn to Play - Play to Learn

• Wednesday 24 January 2018

You will create children’s play activities as well as learn about and discuss them with the group. These activities can help in the development of children’s language, social engagement and creativity. From this you will begin to understand the science and psychology behind the development of children. 

Find you opportunities for studying childcare at Richmond upon Thames College.  

 

Health and Social Care - Be part of the Care Team

• Wednesday 24 January 2018

Get creative and design your own Health and Social Care campaign to raise awareness for a specific care industry challenge, such as dementia, the disabled or the elderly. You will challenge ideas within the group to generate and discuss different viewpoints and understanding of these topics.

Study health and social care at RuTC

 

Introduction to Travel and Tourism

• Wednesday 24 January 2018

Start your world tour here by discovering popular travel and tourism destinations globally. Find out about different careers in the Travel and Tourism industry, and work together to develop your customer service skills. Ideal for those who wish to start their journey in the Travel and Tourism industry.

Travel and tourism courses at RuTC in south west London.

 

Sport - Fitness Testing and Sports Performance

• Wednesday 25 January

 

Get your blood pumping and your adrenaline rushing by joining this practical session that will get you started with fitness testing techniques.

This will enable you to begin to understand how these techniques impact on sports training for performance. This is practical so please bring your PE kit.

Discover opportunities for studying sport at RuTC.

 

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Subject Tasters sessions on this date (all sessions run from 3pm to 5pm and participants are required from the start):

Business

Law

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Business & Law – Up-cycle Products and Sentence Defendants

• Wednesday 31 January 2018

For Business you will use your entrepreneurial skills to develop ideas for new products in an up-cycling task.

In Law, acting as the judge, you will look at the evidence and will determine the appropriate sentence for defendants on real-life court cases.

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IGNITE is a dance platform hosted and organised by the Richmond upon Thames College Performing Arts department for local dance troops of various different types as well as students at the college.

IGNITE is now in its 6th year. Last year's performers included: Tiffin School, Kew Dance Arts (including Richmond Tap Line), CoDa Dance, What Is Written Dance Company, Orleans Park School , Age of Grace Dance Company, Twickenham Academy GCSE Dance Company, SJ Dance and our very own Richmond upon Thames College Dancers!

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See a video of last year's wonderful show below:

Subject Tasters sessions on this date (all sessions run from 3pm to 5pm and participants are required from the start):

Art & Design

Computing & IT

Dance, Drama, Music 

Maths

Media

Applied Science

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Art and Design – Think. Create. Make.

 • Wednesday 7 February 2018

This session will get you thinking, creating ideas and making them. Using practical art and design techniques you will explore your own creative responses and interpretations with some unusual starting points that will lead to some mind-blowing results.

 

Computing and IT – 3 Steps to Ethical Hacking

• Wednesday 17 January 2018

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

Did you know that employers hire hackers to make sure their business systems are secure? You will get to learn the first 3 steps of ethical hacking, as well as building a virtual network and learning the basic functions. You will also get to discuss a variety of course options.


Dance – All that Jazz

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

With a focus on jazz, students will be part of a dance class and will develop a jazz-style routine to current music, with help from our existing students. This is a practical session so please wear loose fitting clothes and jazz shoes if you have them.

 

Drama – Master the Art of Improvisation

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

You will take part in a practical workshop, which will focus on improvisation and the development of your acting skills. You will have the opportunity to talk to and see the work of some of our current students. This is a practical session so please wear appropriate clothing.

 

Music – Making Tracks

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

You will learn to create a short track using digital audio workstation, Cubase. You may also get the chance to layer your track over a video clip to explore how sound and image can work together. Students will need to bring their own head/earphones.

 

Maths – Brain Teasers

• Wednesday 17 January 2018

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

Get stuck into solving mathematical puzzles, it will be challenging, but a lot of fun too! Some puzzles will be mathematical brain teasers that don’t initially involve equations, while others involve group work and investigating complex mathematical problems using algebra.

Media - Studio Filming and VFX

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

In TV and Film you will think of a concept and create a storyboard. Setting up the cameras and studio lighting, you will then shoot the scenes. In Animation and VFX you will use bespoke industry software, MAYA, to create and bring to life 3D animations and models.

Applied Science – Exploring the Lab

• Wednesday 17 January 2018

• Wednesday 7 February 2018

You’ll look at the application of science, centred on practical activities from which the theory is then drawn. This will give you an opportunity to develop your practical laboratory skills, which the course is based on, in Biology, Physics and Chemistry.


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