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  1. 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... Read More


  2. 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... Read More


  3. Results 2017

    It is has been a challenging time for both students and staff following Government changes so we are understandably proud of their achievements and delighted that we received a strong set of A level results, with 53% of students securing A*- B grades and 78% receiving A* – C grades. Once... Read More


  4. St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

    St. Patrick’s Day was being celebrated in style at college today with dancing and food available on the main student street. Students organised an exhibition of Irish dancing. Cakes were on sale at break time to raise funds for the charity, Irish Community Care. This charity serves the local Irish community, including... Read More


  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... Read More


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    Student Council News

    This week Aquinas played host to a student council training day. Our Student Council in conjunction with the NUS worked together to make it happen. Student council representatives from local colleges joined our students – and by the look of it, it was a great day. There was debate and... Read More


  7. 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... Read More


  8. Students Design Mental Health App

    Last week you may have seen upper sixth student Emily Hollings on Good Morning Britain.  Along with three other girls from Stockport Emily has designed an app to help young people suffering with their mental health. The app, put together as part of a college project, came to the attention... Read More


  9. 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... Read More


  10. The Crucible

    Congratulations to the cast of The Crucible on a stunning performance of this difficult, tense and dramatic play. Superb performances across the board by the A level Drama and Theatre students. The evening was well attended and was a great success. Rick Harris, Head of Performing Arts commented, “Thanks to... Read More


  11. 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... Read More