College News

  1. Aquinas Geography Teachers put themselves on the map

    Jason Sawle and Katie Hall from Esri UK were at Aquinas recently, courtesy of the Royal Geographical Society, to train geography teachers from across the Six College Consortium and other North West schools and colleges, on ArcGIS. ArcGIS is a geographic information system for working with maps and geographic information.

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  2. Andy Bailey article

    Why is Pastoral Care so important?

    Aquinas College’s director of Pastoral Care Andy Bailey has written an excellent article on the importance of pastoral care. Please click on the link to read the article from the Moor magazine, ‘Why Pastoral Care is so important’. ‘…We focus on the mind-set required by students to deal not just

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  3. Angela Rayner MP

    Angela Rayner MP visits Aquinas

    On Friday 17th November, Aquinas College was treated to a special guest Member of Parliament! Angela Rayner, current MP for Ashton-under-Lyne was invited to speak to a busy lecture theatre of students. She provided an insight into her own career journey and how she managed to become one of the most

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  4. Jess Sky Dive

    Jess’s skydive to success!

    Well done to Aquinas college student Jess Butterworth. Her proud mum Nicola said, “Jess completed her tandem skydive jump on Saturday and very bravely jumped from 15,000 ft. I can’t thank everyone enough for all the support and donations. It was the most amazing experience for her and I’ve never

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  5. Teachers of tomorrow

    Teachers of Tomorrow

    PGCE trainee teachers at Aquinas College lead a session for students on the Teachers of Tomorrow programme. This is a programme for students who have expressed an interest in teaching. Challenge Yourself “There are 9 PGCE students and together we ran one lesson on the roles and responsibilities of a

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  6. Chester zoo classroom

    Chester Zoo trip

    Applied business students recently visited Chester zoo. They had a tailor made 50 minute talk on Business Dynamics, for their first module. Then the students enjoyed exploring the park to make observations, and do research.

  7. Key 103 BUS

    Aquinas gets a visit from the Key 103 bus and Liverpool Hope University!

      Aquinas College was recently paid a visit by Liverpool Hope University to inspire our students to think about going to university whilst supporting their applications and personal statement writing. Key 103 supported the event by making it possible for the university to come to our students. University ambassadors were

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  8. Jess sky dive

    Aquinas College Student Jess Sky Dive for MS

    Brave Jess Butterworth is doing a tandem skydive to raise money to fund more MS nurses. Jess was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis last September. Saturday 14th October 2017, Jess will be jumping out of a plane from 10,000 feet, her mum will take her place if she is not well

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  9. Open Evenings – and Open Day

    This year open events are on Saturday 30th September 2017 10.00am – 1:00pm Wednesday 11th October 2017 6:30pm – 8:30pm Thursday 2nd November 2017 6:30pm – 8:30pm The open evenings/day will give you the opportunity to visit the departments and talk to subject teachers. There is also a brief formal address and an

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  10. Results 2017

    It is has been a challenging time for both students and staff following Government changes so we are understandably proud of their achievements and delighted that we received a strong set of A level results, with 53% of students securing A*- B grades and 78% receiving A* – C grades. Once

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