College News

  1. BTEC actors perform their final performance in the theatre.

    BTEC Actors Final Performance

    The Upper sixth BTEC Actors completed their final Performing to an audience unit the last week of term. Fifty Two Performing Arts students worked on musical theatre pieces which included acting, singing and dancing. Each group worked on a different number. We had: When I grow up and Revolting children

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  2. Upper Sixth playing footgolf

    Footgolf fun for Upper Sixth Sport Students

    After completing a turbulent year and submitting all coursework, upper sixth sport students attended footgolf to celebrate with some healthy competition. There were lots of good skills on show but unfortunately not enough to beat the staff and some students finding water hazards. A great event none the less though

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  3. Ex-Aquinas student on the nation’s favourite soap

    This week we saw Ex-Aquinas student Luke Halliwell on the nation’s favourite soap, Coronation Street. Luke performed a pivotal scene with Johnny Connor in the recreational area of a prison. Luke attended Aquinas college 2011-2013 and studied BTEC Acting where he worked hard on monologues, group work and physical theatre.

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  4. Dom Simpson virtual talk

    West End Star Comes to Aquinas (Virtually)

    West End and Broadway performer Dom Simpson joined Lower Sixth BTEC Actors to share his experiences from the bright lights of London and New York. The former student who starred in The Book of Mormon musical comedy, from the creators of ‘South Park’, provided insights into what life is like

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  5. United Kingdom Mathematics Trust logo

    Aquinas students took part in the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge

    “35 students took part in the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge on Tuesday 3rd November. This is a national competition for sixth form students testing their problem solving and mathematical reasoning skills. 5 students gained a Gold Certificate, placing them in the top 10% of results nationally. A further 10 students

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  6. Phil Manning in Wyoming

    Infotaining Christmas Lecture: Stuffing the Dino at Christmas

    Birds and Dinosaurs – Professor Phil Manning will demonstrate how your Christmas Turkey is related to a T Rex!!! We are delighted that Phil Manning, who is Professor of Natural History at the University of Manchester and world renown dinosaur expert, is giving a lecture for Aquinas Sixth Form College.

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  7. Poppy Display at Merseyway Shopping centre

    Merseyway Poppy Display

    Our Year two Textile Design and 3D Design students created this breath-taking display for the Merseyway Shopping centre, to honour the service and sacrifice of all who have served in our Armed Forces. The poppy is an international symbol of remembrance for those who have given their lives defending their

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  8. Aquinas Citizens Podcast logo

    Aquinas Citizens Podcast launched

    The Aquinas Citizens podcast is now ready for the world. Several of our current and ex-students were involved and it is produced by politics teacher Luke Watson.” The podcast is intended to be a place where Politics students at Aquinas College @AquinasUK and others can share and debate their views,

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  9. Level 3 Results

    Congratulations to our students who received their A Level and BTEC results yesterday. We are delighted for them and we are very proud of their achievements. We have an A Level Pass Rate of 98% and half of all students have achieved high grades of A*, A and B. 81 of

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  10. Tenaya Dewspan-Cooper's award winning project screenshot

    Mapping a Route to Success

    Aquinas A level Geography student, Tenaya Dewspan-Cooper, has been awarded the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Ron Cooke Award for an outstanding A Level independent investigation for her project entitled ‘How does deprivation and public perception vary between Hyde and Gee Cross, Greater Manchester’. Since 1832, the Royal Geographical Society

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  11. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updated Information and Advice for Students

    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updated Information and Advice for Students

    Following on from the discussions that have been taking place in tutorial recently, I wanted to update you about the college’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). I know that some of you are feeling anxious about the possible consequences of the virus both on physical health and on your education. It

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