Our Alumni

Where will your education take you?

Students go on to achieve challenging and rewarding careers. Whole generations of families have benefited from the education they received at the College

We are thrilled that so many of our former students choose to keep in contact with us. We have an immense sense of pride when we hear of their university and career triumphs. Here is a snap shot of just a few:

Julia Haworth

Course:
A Levels in English Language and Literature, Theatre Studies and Art

After leaving College:
University of Manchester to study Drama

Where now?
Professional actress and teacher

Jo Glover

Course:
A Levels in Textiles, Photography, Graphics, Geography and English Literature

After leaving College:
University of Arts, London, to study Graphic and Media Design

Where now?
Senior Designer at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Seán Ruane

Course:
Music Foundation

After leaving College:
Royal Northern College of Music

Where now?
International opera singer and manager of CHANT Productions

Nicky Browne

Course:
A Levels in Religious Studies, History, English and General Studies

After leaving College:
Studied a degree in Philosophy and Theology at New College Oxford, before progressing to King's College, Cambridge

Where now?
Working as a writer of children's fantasy novels and as a lecturer

Sajjad Karim

Course:
A Levels in History, Government and Politics and Business Studies

After leaving College:
College of Law, Chester

Where now?
MEP for the North West in the European Parliament

Amy Strange

Course:
A Levels in English Language and Literature, Media Studies, Theatre Studies and Psychology

After leaving College:
Trained at East 15 Acting School and then at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she gained a BA (Hons) in Acting

Where now?
Actress in theatre, film and television and has appeared in 'The C Word' with Sheridan Smith

Natalie Haythornthwaite

Course:
A Levels in Maths, English Literature, Media Studies, General Studies and PE

After leaving College:
University of Leeds to read Linguistics and Phonetics.

Where now?
Studying a second degree in Speech and Language Therapy at Leeds Beckett University, while balancing a netball career for the England Women's Team

John Spencer

Course:
A Levels in Physics, Maths, Further Mathematics and General Studies

After leaving College:
University of Cambridge to read Geology

Where now?
NASA research scientist in Colorado

Ed Lee

Course:
A Levels in History, Geography, Religious Studies and General Studies

After leaving College:
Began working for Leader Times Newspapers

Where now?
Deputy Content Manager at East Lancashire Newspapers

Azhar Siddique

Course:
BTEC National Diploma in Business

After leaving College:
Manchester Metropolitan University to read Computer Science and Management Systems

Where now?
Entrepreneur and BBC 'The Apprentice' competitor

Emily Mitchell

Course:
A Levels in Textiles, Photography, Fine Art and 3D Design

After leaving College:
University of Huddersfield to read Costume Design with Textiles

Where now?
Owner and manager of a clothing and seam-stressing business 'Sew in Love' in Colne

Dan Wright

Course:
NVQ in Food and Beverage Service Supervision

After leaving College:
Completed a work experience placement with Michelin starred chef Heston Blumenthal

Where now?
Working for Heston's Michelin starred restaurant The Hind's Head in Berkshire

Amy Haida

Course:
Level 3 Beauty Therapy

After leaving College:
Studied Foundation Degree in Media Make-up

Where now?
Freelance make-up artist who has worked for the BBC, including CBeebies 'Gigglebiz'

Sarah Hey

Course:
A Levels in Biology, Environmental Science, Psychology and AS Geology

After leaving College:
University of Leicester to read MGeol; a four year course that involved a research project

Where now?
Geologist at GRM Development Solutions in Burton-on-Trent

Grant Davies

Course:
A Levels in History, Sociology, General Studies, English Language

After leaving College:
Studied at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, to read International Politics and Strategic Studies

Where now?
Working as Commander Legal, 1 in the UK Armoured Division

Emily Long

Course:
BTEC National Diploma in Science

After leaving College:
Studied at The University of Nottingham, on a five year veterinary medicine and surgery course

Where now?
Working at Hird and Partners Veterinary Surgery, in Halifax

Glen Chapple

Course:
A Levels in Economics, Geography, Maths and Physics

After leaving College:
Professional cricketer with Lancashire County Cricket Club

Where now?
Head Coach of Lancashire County Cricket Club

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