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    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... Read More

  2. Congratulations Class Of 2018!

    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 98.4% and over 52% high grades of A*, A and B. 81 of our students achieved at... Read More

  3. Councillors

    Many thanks to three local Councillors who took time out to visit college this week. Charlie Stewart (Labour), Lisa Smart (Liberal Democrat) and Tom Dowse (Conservative) answered a range of questions put forward by our students. The panel of Councillors stayed in college for an hour and a half answering... Read More

  4. 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... Read More

  5. 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’,... Read More

  6. Ex-Aquinas student on the nation’s favourite soap

    This week we saw Ex-Aquinas student Luke Halliwell on the nation’s favourite soap, Coronation Street. Luke performed a pivotal scene with Johnny Connor in the recreational area of a prison. Luke attended Aquinas college 2011-2013 and studied BTEC Acting where he worked hard on monologues, group work and physical theatre.... Read More

  7. 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... Read More

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    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... Read More

  9. 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... Read More

  10. 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... Read More

  11. 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... Read More

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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... Read More