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  1. BTEC dance & acting show

    Aquinas show case outstanding dance & acting performances!

    Aquinas BTEC Actors and Dancers created excellent performance work for the Aquinas Showcase evening on Wednesday 23rd May 2018. There were a range of outstanding performances and the evening was well supported by parents and students. The evening was a celebration of work but also part of their exam requirements

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  2. Holly Hibbot excels at Commonwealth games!

    Aquinas college student Holly Hibbot has achieved outstanding success in swimming in the Commonwealth games. Holly won ‘an individual silver in the Women’s 400m Freestyle and bronze in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay.’ Overall this year she has achieved the following: Commonwealth Silver Medallist Commonwealth Bronze Medallist World Championship Finalist

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  3. RE trip

    Religious Studies Students visit Places of Worship in Manchester

    Recently a number of Aquinas students visited places of worship in Manchester as part of their Religious Studies course. Firstly, we visited Audacious Church, which is an Evangelical place of worship based in Salford. Its atmosphere differed greatly to that of a traditional church setting, as it was more lively and

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  4. Meningitis Trial

    Aquinas Leads the Way on Pioneering Meningitis Trial

    Aquinas College is taking part in a world leading NHS meningitis vaccine trial for teenagers; the Be on the TEAM (Teenagers Against Meningitis) trial. The study hopes to establish whether giving a group B meningococcal (MenB) vaccine to teenagers reduces carriage of this bacteria in their throat, potentially providing protection from this

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  5. Frantic workshop

    Frantic Assembly Workshop

    Frantic Assembly came into Aquinas to deliver a Physical Theatre workshop for the BTEC Actors this week. The workshop began by building energy through cardio exercises moving forward into ensemble movement work. Later in the day the students learnt about trust, balance and lifting techniques. They finished the day off performing a

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  6. Blood wedding

    ‘Blood Wedding’ and ‘Our Country’s Good’

    U6 A level Drama students have just completed full performances of Lorca’s “Blood Wedding” and Wertenbaker’s “Our Country’s Good” on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st March. The students were outstanding in the excellent production work which was extremely well received by staff, parents and students who attended the performances in

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Why do so many students want to come to Aquinas?

A real sense of community and cohesion exists here that isn't present anywhere else. So many different people come together to make an incredible atmosphere that really demonstrates the diverse and familiar vibe of Aquinas
Amy (student)