Art and Design students wow at the end of year show

Students wow at the end of year show

Our staff and students celebrated the achievements of students on a range of Art and Design courses at the annual end of year show, Aspects on 21st June.

Mark Barton

A Passion for Pottery

Mark is one of hundreds of adult students who attends an evening leisure course at St Helens College. Mark has attended the short course in ceramics since September 2017. However, his love for ceramics and pottery started back in the 1990s.

Digital Roots Exhibition

Digital Roots Exhibition

Our art students have recently been busy organising an exhibition to celebrate a local digital roots project, a digital art program run by Mako Education in partnership with Make It Happen and St Helens Council.

Dream shot for short course student

Dream shot for short course student

Steve Samosa, currently studying on our Intermediate Short Course in Photography captured dream shots.

Students volunteer at spooktacularly spooky welly walk

Spooktacularly spooky welly walk

Our students gained valuable work experience, volunteering at the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation Spooky Welly Walk at Sherdley Park.

Picture of Helena with her work.

Fine Art Painting graduate showcases work

One of our Fine Art Painting graduates will be showcasing her work at University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) gallery space ‘The Hanover Project’.

Summer Thain

Dream career one step closer

" The art and design facilities are amazing at the College, much bigger than those at school with specialist studio spaces".

Students shine at Bloom Exhibition

Our Art and Design students proudly exhibited their work recently at our end of year art exhibition, ‪‎Bloom.



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Develop Key Skills

Develop your English, maths, communication and employability skills.


You are fully supported by a Job Coach, Mentor and Employability Tutor.

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