College News

  1. Disney Showcase 2019

    Disney Showcase

    The Disney musical showcase has been on in the theatre for the last couple of days here at Aquinas. There have been two matinee performances for over 320 children from local primary schools with further performances each evening for friends and family. The show is directed by Carly Horan, a

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  2. Wrap Up Greater Manchester

    Wrap up Greater Manchester

    Staff and students at Aquinas College have been supporting Cheadle Royal Rotary Club and Stockport Lamplighter to collect coats for the Wrap up Greater Manchester campaign. The campaign in total collected 2934 items of warm clothing including hats, scarves, gloves warm winter coats and waterproofs. The clothing has now been

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  3. Visit to Liverpool Airport

    Aquinas College visit to Liverpool Airport

    Aquinas College students who are interested in a career linked to aviation, have recently taken part in a visit to Liverpool Airport. The visit started with a very entertaining talk by Ravenair’s Chief Flying Instructor Guy Story, who explained about his fascinating career. Students also heard about how to become

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  4. Phil Manning lecture at Aquinas College

    Professor Phil Manning at Aquinas

    The excellent Professor Phil Manning came to speak at Aquinas in November. Professor Manning is Professor of Natural History at the University of Manchester and one of the most eminent palaeontologists in the country. This was a rare and privileged opportunity for Aquinas Geology and Geography students to listen to

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  5. Chemistry students standing outside the University of Manchester

    It’s All About the Chemistry!

    On Thursday 14th November, 19 Chemistry students attended a “Science Live” event in Whitworth Hall, Oxford Road, Manchester. Whitworth Hall is a Grade II listed building and part of The University of Manchester. The event was specifically designed for A-level Chemistry students and provided the chance to hear some of

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  6. Geology field trip

    Geology Students Explore the Isle of Arran

    A group of intrepid geology students recently undertook a residential field trip to the Isle of Arran in Scotland. While there the students collected data, investigated unknown geological landscapes and learnt new geological skills in the field as part of their practical endorsement for A level Geology. Find out more

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  7. Student with VR headset on

    Virtual Reality at Aquinas College

    The theme of Libraries Week this year was ‘Libraries in a Digital World’. To help celebrate the library at Aquinas got involved in a BBC VR (Virtual Reality) project, allowing students from our Media and Languages departments to explore the possibilities of this exciting, new digital media. One piece was

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  8. Poppy display at Merseyway Shopping Centre.

    Poppies Exhibition

    Our talented Textile Design and 3D Design students are showcasing a commemorative poppy exhibition at Merseyway Shopping Centre A breath taking poppy installation has been unveiled at Merseyway Shopping Centre in remembrance of those who lost their lives and served in the armed forces during World War One. The exhibition

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  9. St John Ambulance trainer showing life saving techniques on a dummy.

    Saving Lives at Aquinas

    Health and Social Care students at Aquinas College are making a difference between a life lost and a life saved. They recently completed a First Aid course with St John Ambulance trainers, which provided students with the knowledge and confidence to do the right thing when it really counts. A

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  10. Dance workshop with Leanne Horsey

    Dance workshop with Leanne Horsey

    Aquinas BTEC Dance Students recently took part in a commercial workshop with professional dance artist Leanne Horsey from London. Leanne has trained with some of the UK’s top choreographers including ‘The X Factors’ Dean Lee, and has taught contemporary and commercial dance all around the UK.Aquinas students got the opportunity

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  11. Careers Evening in Law event

    It’s all Legal at Aquinas

    On 26th September 2019, the Law Department organised and hosted a “Careers Evening in Law” for students, parents and carers. Speakers from a range of legal fields and backgrounds were invited to speak to students for 10 minutes, including solicitors from a variety of law firms, a barrister, a police

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  12. Aquinas students a AECOM

    Building for the Future: Aquinas Students at AECOM

    On 13th June 11 Maths and Physics students went for a visit to AECOM a civil engineering company with offices in Manchester. The division we visited linked to bridges and structures. The students heard presentations from six of the engineers, their backgrounds and some of the project areas they work

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