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Who we are, what we offer and where you can find us

More about Evolve…

Evolve is based in the centre of Ripon and is an important part of the local community.

You will benefit from large college services whilst studying in a smaller environment. We have excellent student support services (inc EHCP), NUS cards, counselling, bursary application and financial support. Evolve tutors and support staff are highly trained professionals with many years of experience. Our aim is to support you to enjoy learning, expand your knowledge and develop in confidence whilst achieving your aspirations.

Meet the Staff
Alex Whitfield staff
Alex Whitfield
Progression Support Assistant
Angie Rainbow staff
Angie Rainbow
Progression Support Assistant
Anya Farquharson staff
Anya Farquharson
Specialist Instructor in The Arts
Bev Skaife staff
Bev Skaife
Head of Evolve
Caroline Milne staff
Caroline Milne
English Lecturer
Emily Grainger staff
Emily Grainger
Industry Placement Officer
Faye Atherley staff
Faye Atherley
Progress Coach: Digital Skills
Hannah Rushforth staff
Hannah Rushforth
Industry Placement Officer
Jane Foyle staff
Jane Foyle
Teaching Assistant
John Cockshaw staff
John Cockshaw
Progression Support Assistant & Oral Language Modifier
Kim Hobbs staff
Kim Hobbs
SEND Administrator
Lena Conlin staff
Lena Conlin
Progress Coach: Independence
Meg Jackson-Argent staff
Meg Jackson-Argent
Progress Coach: Employability Skills and Careers & Industry
Michael Myers staff
Michael Myers
Horticulture Lecturer
Nicki Fillingham staff
Nicki Fillingham
SEND Coordinator
Peter Crossman staff
Peter Crossman
Assistant Manager
Pia Sahi staff
Pia Sahi
Progression Support Assistant
Rachel Gilby staff
Rachel Gilby
Progress Coach: Health & Wellbeing & Humanities
Sandra Richardson staff
Sandra Richardson
Progress Coach: Science & Enterprise
Tamsin Fauntkane staff
Tamsin Fauntkane
English Lecturer
Teresa Pridmore staff
Teresa Pridmore
Progression Support Assistant
Yasmin Crossman staff
Yasmin Crossman
Specialist Instructor in The Arts