College News

  1. student engagement disney showcase musical

    Christmas Musical Theatre

    A Disney Showcase was a Christmas highlight performed by students from our Performing Arts Department. Rick Harris, Head of Performing Arts and his department team coordinated the extravaganza with three public performances of favourite Disney songs. For two performances we welcomed local primary schools in to college to share in the

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  2. Certificate Evening – Class of 2016

    At Certificate Evening we welcome back our former students to reflect on their academic and personal successes and in truth just have a good old catch up with each other! Stockport Town Hall was the venue for a great evening celebrating the achievements of our class of 2016. They left Aquinas in

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  3. student engagement christmas fair

    Christmas Fair

    Students put together a great end of term Christmas Fair and BBQ. There were lots of activities and stalls to choose from including a Christmas raffle, pick and mix sweets stall, Christmas bake stall and homemade crafts. All funds raised will support the India Project and charities providing assistance in Syria. Priya Bradshaw, the

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  4. student engagement christmas carol concert st georges church stockport choir

    Christmas Carols at St. George’s Church

    What a lovely way to finish the term. Students and staff gathered to share in this special event in the lovely surroundings of St. George’s Church. It was a fitting way for the college community and friends to celebrate Christmas and mark the end of a busy autumn term. Listening

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  5. Stockport Young Stars Award student engagement Iola Mallory

    Stockport Young Stars 2016

    December is the month when we celebrate the Stockport Young Stars’ awards. This annual event organised by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council highlights the achievement of young people in the borough. This year four Aquinas students were nominated. Contribution to the Community – Iola Mallory FE Learner of the Year – Michael

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  6. wellspring stockport rucksack challenge tutor group student engagement charity

    Wellspring – Supporting the ‘Ruck Sack’ Challenge

    Tutor Group 6D1 have been spreading seasonal good will by supporting the Wellspring’s ruck sack challenge. A few weeks ago tutor, Gary Smilie, challenged his tutor group to fill a ruck sack with warm clothing and food as a donation to the Wellspring this winter. Gary said today, “They were

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    Matrix Award – Recognising Our Outstanding Support For Students

    “Following this assessment against the Matrix Standard, Aquinas College has demonstrated their commitment to giving students access to the highest calibre support and resources in order to help them develop effective skills, reinforce positive behaviours and assist them in making appropriate life choices.” We are very proud that once again

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  8. roger searle guest speaker learner engagement student engagement enrichment stretch and challenge science geography lecture

    Guest Speaker Professor Roger Searle

    This week we were very lucky to have the Professor of Geophysics (Emeritus) from Durham University as a guest speaker. Roger Searle works within the Department of Earth Sciences at Durham. He has an an impressive career CV covering teaching and educational research and has worked in some amazing parts of the

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  9. student engagement charity student council students Wellspring

    Aquinas Students Supporting The Wellspring

    Our students have been busy donating in support of the The Wellspring in Stockport, a resource centre for homeless and disadvantaged people. Three students from our Student Council organised a tinned food collection. Empty boxes were made available for tutor groups to fill with donations. For every tin donated there was

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  10. T2 Day Aquinas Values

    Student Voice – Aquinas Values

    Our students have been discussing Aquinas Values in tutorial and on a recent T2 Day. On T2 Day, Wednesday 9.11.16, students were asked the following question: What are Aquinas values? What do they mean to you as a student at Aquinas College? Students were invited to complete an anonymous post-IT

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  11. Lucy Boardman Speaking at Parliament

    Aquinas Student Speaks at House of Commons in Youth Parliament Debate

    Representing the North-West, Derbyshire Youth Parliament member, Lucy Boardman spoke passionately in a House of Commons debate on Friday, 11.11.16. Lucy, a former St. Thomas More Buxton student, had the honour of delivering the closing speech in support of the Public Transport motion. The motion debated was to make accessible

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  12. Sponsored Walk for India

    The India Project is one of Aquinas College’s longest-running and most well-known programmes of charity work. They aim to raise money to allow children in India an education they would not otherwise have. On the 25th of September those involved in the India Project went on a sponsored walk through

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