College News

  1. Shakespeare Fest

    Living the Dream

    Last night 19 students from Aquinas College’s Performing Arts department took part in the Shakespeare School’s Festival at the Z Arts Centre. The students performed a version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, working alongside professionals at the Z Arts Centre to produce a really inspiring show. A big well done

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  2. Black History Month Speaker

    Black History Month speaker at Aquinas

    Deanne Heron came to Aquinas last month to talk to students about Black history in Britain. Deanne outlined the origins of Black History Month and the importance of recognising how unique each and every one of us is. Deanne is the author of the Pardner Money Stories that take a

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  3. Stepping Hill Poppy Brief 2

    Aquinas Design Students Stepping Hill Remembrance Display

    Staff from Stepping Hill hospital (Helen Howard – Deputy Chief Nurse, Kathryn Glass – Quality Support Practitioner) approached our Art & Design students to create a piece of ‘artwork’ to be displayed on the walls of their chapel in the hospital. The display will be part of a remembrance service

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  4. eAmbassadors visit Barclays

    A group of student eAmbassadors recently visited Barclays Bank’s offices in Manchester to take part in activities around eSafety and to find out about the Barclays Digital Eagles programme. The group participated in team activities, expanding their knowledge of staying safe online and preventing digital fraud. The students really enjoyed

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  5. Law Taster Day

    Law Taster Day at Bolton

    On 8th October 2018, upper and lower sixth law students were invited to the University of Bolton to attend a Law Taster day. The students were given a murder case study and together had to work the crime scene; analyse critical evidence; prepare arguments for court; and engage in a

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  6. Shakespeare Schools festival at Z Arts Manchester

    “Create More…Practise more….Perform more…” Aquinas Performing Arts students went to the Z Arts Centre in Hulme, Manchester for a workshop led by professional actors and Directors working on The Shakespeare Schools Festival at Xmas. The students were fantastic and devised practical work on “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” ready for rehearsal

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  7. Congratulations Class Of 2018!

    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 98.4% and over 52% high grades of A*, A and B. 81 of our students achieved at

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  8. AMS Neve trip

    Aquinas music technology students visit ‘Art of Sound’ exhibition

    On Thursday 12th July 8 Music Technology students and 3 members’ of staff visited the ‘Art of Sound’ exhibition and factory tour at AMS Neve in Burnley. AMS Neve is a manufacturer of mixing consoles that originated in the work of Rupert Neve in the 1960s. Neve analogue consoles have been considered to be of such

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  9. KPMG e safety

    eAmbassadors top of the class

    Some of the College’s eAmbassadors were recently able to attend a training session on eSafety and Cyber Security at KPMG’s offices in Manchester. The eAmbassadors are a group of students who offer peer-to-peer support on technology and raise awareness of issues such as eSafety with their fellow students. The trip to KPMG was a great opportunity to increase

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  10. War Horse Lowry

    War Horse Theatre Trip

    Aquinas Drama students at the Lowry! All of the L6 Drama A level students were visiting the Lowry Theatre in Salford to see War Horse on 20th June and the excitement was barely containable! What a fantastic performance; a real celebration of the outstanding creativity of the National Theatre. The

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