Virtual Taster Events at Cronton College and Riverside

Registration is now OPEN!


Staff at both colleges have been working extra hard to help support your pupils with transition to college/ Year 11 to provide additional advice and guidance as we are unable to host actual taster days this summer.

The events have been designed especially for Year 10 and 11 students and will include videos, tutorials, seminars, practical sessions and live chat throughout to include:

  • Advice and guidance about A Levels, Vocational Courses and Apprenticeships, and the importance of achieving their best GCSEs
  • All Cronton courses including welcome from staff, students and activity worksheets
  • All Riverside courses including welcome from staff, students and activity worksheets
  • Apprenticeships on offer, how to apply for and how to secure one!
  • Bursary and financial support (and how to apply for it)
  • Bus pass scheme (and how to apply for it)
  • How to apply for September 2021 (for Year 10s)
  • How to enrol this summer (for Year 11s)
  • Live experiments from our science staff (Cronton STEM Centre of Excellence)
  • Live fitness sessions to join in with (Cronton Centre of Sporting Excellence)
  • Live musicals and dance shows (Cronton Performing Arts Centre of Excellence)
  • Live catering masterclasses including how to make mango ice-cream with three ingredients (Riverside Hospitality and Catering Centre of Excellence)
  • Live hair and makeup masterclasses including eyelash extension and wedding hairstyle (Riverside Hair and Beauty Centre of Excellence)
  • PPE and COVID 19 safe college practices (for Year 11s)
  • Prestigious Universities Programme and how to gain a place at Oxbridge
  • Support and pastoral care
  • Trips, visits, enrichment and college life
  • Tailored advice and guidance for pupil, parents and school teachers answered on the live chat


Click here to see the Summer Schedule for 2020.

Click here to register for Cronton College's Virtual Taster Week.

Click here to register for Riverside College's Virtual Taster Week.