College News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Audience at the Degree Apprenticeship Information Evening

    Degree Apprenticeship Information Evening

    On Tuesday evening, Aquinas College hosted our first ever degree apprenticeship event to support students and their families with getting info about this career route. Still relatively new, degree apprenticeships allow the individual to experience the best of both worlds – gaining the benefits of an apprenticeship (gaining work experience

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  10. Students standing outside the Garden School

    Visit to Mumbai

    This year 48 students and 6 members of staff went to Mumbai to visit Prem Dan. We took 17 trunks full of educational materials, two boxes of donated children’s books, and a bag full of football kits donated by a parent. During the first few days the students did workshops

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  11. Students in Washington DC

    Washington DC Visit

    A group of Politics, Law, and History students went on a visit to Washington DC in the week before half term to supplement their understanding of US government and politics. Highlights of this trip were a visit to the BBC HQ in Washington to speak with BBC North America Editor

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  12. Students standing outside St John's College

    Cambridge Trip

    A number of students from our AQ Scholars programme went on a residential visit to St John’s College, Cambridge. This trip gave the students the opportunity to find out about life at St John’s and Cambridge, advice about choosing a course and a college, information about the admissions process, and

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