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  1. Politics student visit the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh

    Politics Students trip to the Scottish Parliament

    Early in October, we finally got the chance to take a group of L6th and U6th Politics students to Edinburgh to visit the Scottish Parliament. We had first planned to go in June but were thwarted by the rail strikes (the irony of a politics trip being stopped by union

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  2. AQ Magazine launch event. A member of staff hands a student a copy of the magazine.

    AQ Magazine Celebration Launch

    Students who contributed to the latest edition of the College’s AQ Magazine were presented with their own print editions at a special celebratory launch. The students used their considerable skills and talents in graphic design and journalism to present an incredibly diverse range of articles on College life and the

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  3. Drama students visit the Lowry

    Drama Students visit the Lowry Theatre

    Aquinas A level Drama and Theatre students were visiting live theatre again in Manchester. At the Lowry Theatre in Salford. On the 2nd November they watched ‘the Shawshank Redemption’ starring Joe Absolom and Ben Onwukwe, directed by David Esbjornson. This profound and moving play based on the short novel “Rita

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  4. Aquinas students visit the labour conference in Liverpool

    Students visit the Labour Party Conference

    At the end of September, we took a group of our U6th Politics students to the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool. We had enquired about visiting the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham and the Green Party Conference in Harrogate but neither party was able to organise things in time for

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  5. Local MP Nav Mishra giving a talk at Aquinas College

    Local MP Nav Mishra visits Aquinas College

    On 14th October we were pleased to host a visit from our Stockport constituency MP, Nav Mishra. After a tour of the college, Nav joined a meeting of our 120+ Politics students. He gave a brief talk on how he became an MP, and about what the role involves. He

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  6. Students at the Geography field trip

    Grange over Sands Field Trip

    Aquinas A level Geography students visited the Castle Head Field Study Centre in Grange over Sands. This residential trip, a compulsory part of the course, allows students to gather crucial field data to use in their Non-Examined Assessments. It was a fantastic opportunity to develop both team working and independent

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Why do so many students want to come to Aquinas?

A real sense of community and cohesion exists here that isn't present anywhere else. So many different people come together to make an incredible atmosphere that really demonstrates the diverse and familiar vibe of Aquinas
Amy (student)