College News

  1. The Sustainability Challenge!

    29 Upper Sixth Environmental Science students recently took part in a Sustainability Workshop at Manchester Museum. On Thursday 16th February 2017 students and staff headed in to Manchester. Once at the Museum they enjoyed looking around the many exhibits the Museum has to offer. The Manchester Museum is part of Manchester

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  2. Maths Fest 2017

    Recently Maths teachers Dan Slobodian and Eleanor Kelly took twelve students down to London for Maths Fest. A fantastic day was had by all with inspirational speakers such as Eugenie von Tunzelmann and Simon Singh. At the end of the day our students, and Dan, got their books, calculators and

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  3. Immortalised on Film!

      When our students and staff from the Earth Sciences Department were on a field trip to the Lake District they didn’t expect to come across a film crew. The BBC were making a programme, “Life of a Mountain: A Year on Blencathra!”, a film about, ‘the people’s mountain’, from

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  4. Guest Speaker – Professor Helen Woodruffe-Burton

    Professor Helen Woodruffe-Burton is a lecturer at Edge Hill University. Last week, 9th February ’17, she came in to college to deliver a talk to our students on the topic of consumer behaviour and the principles of marketing. A class room full of students from subjects such as media and

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  5. Gander chamber of commerce Seashell Trust

    Take a Gander at this!

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    Many congratulations to our student entrepreneurs, competition winners! On Tuesday 7th February ’17 Carol Mayall (Head of Careers) took two groups of students to the final presentations of the Young Business of the Year Competition run by Gander and the Seashell Trust, and they came home with prizes and fantastic

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  6. Aquinas College Moor Magazine

    Every Student Matters

    Fancy something to read? Live in the Heatons? Well look out for Moor Magazine. Aquinas has a feature in the February/March 2017 issue of Moor, the magazine for the four Heatons. The ‘Heaton’ areas of Stockport are Heaton Moor, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Mersey and Heaton Norris. The piece, ‘Every Student Matters’,

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  7. Aquinas College visiting speakers Andy Burnham MP Leigh Labour Party Mayor Manchester Election

    Question Time with Andy Burnham

    On Monday 23rd January ’17 we had the pleasure of welcoming Andy Burnham to college. A Labour Party politician, Andy Burnham has served as Leigh’s MP since 2001 and is Labour’s nominee to be the first elected Mayor of Greater Manchester in the May 2017 mayoral election. Since 2005 his

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  8. Winter issue of AQ magazine – out now!

    The winter issue of AQ magazine – the college magazine written and designed by current students – is now available. This issue features an interview with current student president Czarek Broda, reports from Romania and Zanzibar plus film reviews, a “book bucket list” and 20 new bands and artists to look out

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  9. Aquinas College Lord Stunell visiting speaker

    Lord Stunell Visits College

    Lord Stunell of the Liberal Democrat Party kindly came into College on Monday 16th January ’17 to discuss the issue of Brexit and the impact it is likely to have on the lives of young people. Former MP for Hazel Grove, (1997-2015) Lord Stunell stood down at the 2015 General

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  10. beyond Aquinas careers information advice guidance army speaker

    Beyond Aquinas – Army Life

    At Aquinas we have an extensive programme of outside speakers. Representatives from a wide range of career sectors kindly give their time to help our students think about life beyond Aquinas, to consider a range of careers and to generate some fresh ideas. On Friday 13th January 2017 we were

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  11. Snow update 13 Jan

    Update 9:32 -College is open as normal. Please take care when travelling. If it is not safe for you to travel please follow the normal absence procedure.

  12. new year new year resolutions enrichment careers

    New Year – New Resolutions

    Happy New Year! Hopefully you are settling back in to the new term feeling refreshed and energetic! We hope that you have all had a very good holiday and that you are looking forward to the term ahead. Have you made any New Year resolutions yet? Maybe for our students

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